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PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE III

CODE 65310
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019
CREDITS 9 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
SEMESTER Annual
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Post-colonial literatures from Africa written in Portuguese 

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

An introduction to the african literatures written in portuguese and their relationship with portuguese and brazilian history, culture and society from the origin to modernity, with a special focus on the case studies of Angola and Cape Verde and the angolan writer Luandino Vieira.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and seminars in italian and portuguese. Attendance is heartily recommended. Students who are unable to attend will have to study some supplementary material

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will examine the variety of literary and artistic expressions in a perspective of cultural studies and post-colonial studies in so-called lusophone literatures from Africa (Angola, Cape Verde islands, Mozambique, Sao Tomé and Principe, Guiné-Bissau). The course will focus on on specific topics such as the origin (colonial literature), post-colonial literatures, the discourse of Indipendence.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Luciana Stegagno Picchio, Storia della letteratura brasiliana, Torino, Einaudi, 1997

AA.VV, (a cura di V. Tocco), Breve storia della Letteratura portoghese, Pisa, Carocci

AA. VV. Africana – Racconti dall’Africa che scrive in portoghese, Milano, Feltrinelli, 1999

Luandino Vieira, Luuanda, Milano, Feltrinelli, 1990

Luandino Vieira, Di Fiumi anziani e guerriglieri, Il Filo / Vertigo, Viterbo

AA.VV., “Il Gallo Silvestre” n. 10, Siena, 1998

D. Wheeler, R. Pelissier, História de Angola, Lisboa, Tintas da China, 2009

Inocência Mata, A literatura africana e a crítica pós-colonial, UEA, Manaus, 2013

Fernando Pessoa, Una sola moltitudine, Vol. I, Milano, Adelphi

Fernando Pessoa, Il secondo libro dell’Inquietudine, Milano, Feltrinelli

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and seminars in italian and portuguese. Attendance is heartily recommended. Students who are unable to attend will have to study some supplementary material

 

LESSONS START

Tuesday 2th october 2018

 

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will be a conversation in Italian or Portuguese and will consist of questions on the whole course (https:// servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami).

 

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/01/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
06/06/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
09/07/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
23/09/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale