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PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

CODE 55863
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/08
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    An introduction to the literatures written in portuguese and their relationship with history, culture and society from the origin to modernity.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures and seminars in italian (online).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 in so-called lusophone literatures from Portugal, Brazil and Africa. The course will focus on on specific topics such as the origin of the galego-portuguese literature, Descobrimentos, Fernando Pessoa’s poetic of heteronimy.

    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

    Fernando Tavares Pimenta, Storia politica del Portogallo contemporaneo, Torino, Le Monnier

    Boris Fausto, Breve storia del Brasile, Cagliari,

    Luís de Camões, I Lusiadi, Milano, Rizzoli, 2001

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

    AA.VV, Il Portogallo è grande, in “Limes”, vol. monografico, 2009

    Two novels by portuguese or brazilian authors

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ROBERTO FRANCAVILLA (President)

    VIRGINIACLARA CAPORALI

    LESSONS

    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
    20/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/02/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/05/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    14/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    04/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    16/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    30/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale