Spanish literature for publishing (2020/2021)

Course code
4S02888
Name of lecturers
Anna Bognolo, Stefano Neri, Andrea Zinato
Coordinator
Anna Bognolo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/05 - SPANISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
CuCi IA, CuCi IB

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide critical skills and tools to understand Spanish Literature and Culture in their historical and social context through reading and analyzing fundamental texts both in prose and verse. At the end of the course, students: - will learn about Spanish Literature in its historical and social context (genres and authors, picaresca, Lazarillo de Tormes and other authors); - will recognize the main characteristics of Spanish Literature; - will know the epistemological principles of the discipline and the peculiar characteristics of Spanish Literature and Culture.

Syllabus

Andrea Zinato: The book and text before Gutenberg (and a look at medieval Spanish literature).
Bibliography:
Monica Bertè, Marco Paoletti, La filologia medievale e umanistica, Bologna, il Mulino, 2017, pp. 11-119;
Marco Cursi, Le forme del libro. Dalla tavoletta cerata all'e-book, Bologna, il Mulino, 2016, pp. 11-155;
Storia della lettura, a cura di G. Cavallo, R. Chartier, Bari, Laterza, 1995, pp. 91-154.

Anna Bognolo: After Manutius. Spanish-language publishing in Venice in the early sixteenth century.
Bibliography:
Di Rosa Marisa Borracini: “Storia della stampa” (materiale in e-learning)
Armando Petrucci, “Alle origini del libro moderno. Libri da banco, libri da bisaccia, libretti da mano” in Libri, scrittura e pubblico nel Rinascimento, Bari, Laterza, 1979, pp, 139-155. (e-learning)

Stefano Neri: Three best-selling genres of Spanish literature: novela picaresca, comedia aurea, novela negra
Texts and materials will be provided in the e-learning portal.
Bibliography:
Maria Grazia Profeti, L’età d’oro della letteratura spagnola. Il Seicento, Firenze, La Nuova Italia, 1998, pp. 9-32 e 44-52.
Francisco Rico, Biblioteca spagnola, Torino, Einaudi, 1994, cap. L’invenzione del romanzo, pp. 105-115.
Stefano Tani, “Investigatore” in Dizionario Termini Letterari, Torino, UTET, 2007, v. II, pp. 1210-1214.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marco Cursi 1 Le forme del libro : dalla tavoletta all’e-book Il Mulino 2016 9788815265173
Armando Petrucci 2 Alle origini del libro moderno Laterza 1979 in moodle
Francisco Rico 3 Biblioteca spagnola Einaudi 1994 in moodle

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam consists of an oral test on each of the three modules of the program. The exam will be intended to verify the depth and breadth of the acquired knowledge.