Genres and history of the italian language (p) (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02895
Name of lecturer
Massimo Natale
Coordinator
Massimo Natale
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/10 - ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to deepen the knowledge of a specific genre in the italian literary tradition, through the close examination of a representative period, author or work.

Syllabus

STORY OF A SOUL: READING LEOPARDI'S "CANTI"

- Primary texts:
G. Leopardi, Canti, a cura di L. Felici, Newton Compton; oppure a cura di F. Bandini, Garzanti.

- Secondary texts:
-C. Colaiacomo, Canti, in Letteratura italiana Einaudi, a cura di A. Asor Rosa, vol. III.
-M. Santagata, Le canzoni come ‘romanzo ideologico’, in Id., Quella celeste naturalezza. Le canzoni e gli idilli di Leopardi, Il mulino
-L. Blasucci, Paragrafi sull’Infinito e I segnali dell’infinito, in Id., Leopardi e i segnali dell’infinito, Il mulino

- Course notes. Additional readings will be pointed out during the classes.

*Students not attending classes: choice of 5 essays in "Lectura leopardiana", ed. by A. Maglione, Marsilio

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017