The module of Romance Philology aims to lead the students to acquire and deepen fundamental knowledge in the fields of philology, historical linguistics and literature, through the reading and analysis of literary texts in Romance languages of the Middle Ages. Expected results: - Know and master the different levels of analysis applied to the texts during the course. - Know the specific disciplinary vocabulary. - Exhibit correctly the acquired knowledge.
The course is will be held in Italian and will be divided into four parts:
a. elements of ecdotic;
b. elements of “critique génétique”.
We wish to offer an idea of the methodology in order to do a critical edition of a text. The part of the “critique génétique” intends to study the manuscripts of modern and contemporaries authors in order to understand how the author create the work.
c. Selection of Medieval romance texts.
d. The method of Leo Spitzer
A. Stussi, Breve avviamento alla filologia italiana, Bologna, il Mulino, 2008.
Elements of “critique génétique :
b. hand-out of the texts studied will be available during the course;
c. hand-out of the texts studied will be available during the course;
d. Leo Spitzer, L’amour lointain de Jaufre Rudel et le sens de la poésie des Troubadours.
Final oral examination.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with the University of Verona guidelines, during the 2020 summer session the assessment modality will be modified as follows: [online oral exam: Zoom].
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