Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature (m) (2018/2019)

Course code
4S02275
Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Sandrini
Coordinator
Giuseppe Sandrini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/11 - CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 2A dal Feb 18, 2019 al Mar 30, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to:
• deepen the knowledge of modern and contemporary Italian literature
• analyze Italian literary texts from a historical, critical, formal and symbolic point of view
• use the different orientations of criticism consciously.

On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
• read and comment texts of modern and contemporary Italian literature
• place the examined works within their historical and critical context
• use, in an autonomous way, lexical and stylistic tools in order to analyze the literary texts.

Syllabus

Literature and landscape: hills, mountains

BIBLIOGRAPHY
– S. Slataper, Il mio Carso (Transalpina)
– D. Campana, Canti Orfici (Bur)
– D. Buzzati, Bàrnabo delle montagne (Mondadori)
– G. Comisso, I due compagni (Santi Quaranta)
– T. Landolfi, La pietra lunare (Adelphi)
– C. Pavese, Feria d'agosto (Einaudi)
– additional readings will be pointed out during lessons

Scheduled lessons: lectures (36 hours)
A detailed syllabus will be provided in e-learning.
Students are required to use correctly the Italian language.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
D. Buzzati Bàrnabo delle montagne Mondadori 2016
D. Campana Canti Orfici Bur 1989
C. Pavese Feria d'agosto Einaudi 2017
G. Comisso I due compagni Santi Quaranta 2017
S. Slataper Il mio Carso Transalpina 2015
T. Landolfi La pietra lunare Adelphi 1995

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination about all the parts of the course. The examination aims at evaluating the student's knowledge and skills, with special reference to the texts read during lessons.
Erasmus students will be informed about the oral examination during lessons.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018