The course aims at giving the student the conceptual, methodological and cultural base that is necessary in order to analyze and interpret the topic of the course; also, it intends to develop the student's skills in speaking and writing correctly about the topic.
Title of the course: From vampire to zombie. Illness and solitude in the western novel from the 19th century to nowadays. The course intends to analyze two protagonists of normally lowbrow novels and B movies; actually vampires and zombies in the best fiction & film devoted to them denounce unconbfessed malaise and fears of respectively 19th century and contemporary men. Teaching Methodology: Attending students: lectures devoted to the transmission of basic notions on the subject, encouraging questions and interaction. Non-attending students: additional readings.
|Mario Barzaghi||Il mito del vampiro (Edizione 1)||Rubbettino||2010|
Multiple-choice test and/or essay questions during the course and final oral exam during the regular exam periods.
to verify the student's ability to learn and apply the acquired knowledge and competence concerning the topic of the course.
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