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ITALIAN LITERATURE AND LITERATURE OF LOCATIONS

CODE 101763
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 9912 SCIENZE DEL TURISMO: IMPRESA, CULTURA E TERRITORIO(L-15) - IMPERIA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/11
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

     

    ITALIAN LITERATURE AND LITERATURE OF LOCATIONS does not propose a systematic study of the history of Italian literature, but focuses on the relationship between places and literature, proposing reading by authors who have set their works in existing and recognizable places. At the same time, the course deals with the ways of enhancing places in relation to literature (literary parks, festivals, author's houses).
    
     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course proposes an approach to the study of Italian literature closely linked to places. They may be places of inspiration for poets and writers or setting for literary works, places of production and use of literature itself (literary parks, festivals, events, museums, author houses, archives). The course therefore provides the theoretical reference points for categories such as literary place and landscape, and it studies authors and works, of the Italian and local panorama, in order to develop cultural awareness and dissemination skills in the field of cultural tourism.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course the student:
    
    will have acquired awareness of the link between literature and places and will have an adequate theoretical basis on the fundamental concepts of landscape and literary place.
    
    will be able to master the technical language typical of the discipline to mediate and communicate clearly with specialist and non-specialist interlocutors;
    
    he will be able to autonomously evaluate the possibilities of valorisation in a tourist key on a literary basis and will be able to develop targeted valorisation projects.
    
    he will therefore have developed a disciplinary competence that allows him to continue to study authors and themes typical of teaching in the working contexts in which he will work independently.

    PREREQUISITES

    
    No prerequisite, only motivation towards reading literature.
    
    

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lessons will take place face to face or remotely depending on the evolution of the general situation.
    
    The course is in any case divided into lectures held by the lecturer. Readings of significant texts will be proposed with different didactic methods, also in the form of exercises.
    
    The III part dedicated to Calvino will have a practical approach.
    
     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course is structured in three parts:
    
    Part I: Italian literature and tourism enhancement
    
    Part II: Landscape and literary places
    
    Part III: Calvino and Sanremo: study of an enhancement project
    
    For 6 credits course, consult the lecturer.
    
     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    1) Giovanni Capecchi, Sulle orme dei poeti. Letteratura, turismo e promozione del territorio, Bologna, Patron, 2019.

    2) Anthology of texts on aulaweb.

    3) Anthology of texts on aulaweb.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    VERONICA PESCE (President)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Sem: I  September 2021

     

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam will take place orally. The evolution of the health emergency will be followed to establish the conduct of the examinations in person or remotely (as always, please refer to aulaweb for more updated information).
    
     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The learning of the main contents will be assessed with an oral interview. Students will have to demonstrate mastery of the essential concepts related to the proposed themes. In particular, the student:
    
    will have to be able to describe the fundamental links between literature and tourism, adequately illustrating the possible ways of valorization (literary guides, author's houses, literary parks, festivals)
    
    he will have to be able to summarize the fundamental critical issues related to the theoretical categories of landscape and literary place.
    
    he will have to demonstrate an adequate knowledge of the figure and work of Italo Calvino and illustrate the possible projects of valorisation in view of the next centenary (1923-2023).
    
    It is possible to repeat the exam, if not passed, starting from the next available appeal date.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/01/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale
    25/01/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale
    15/02/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale
    24/05/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale
    07/06/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale
    21/06/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale
    20/09/2022 11:00 IMPERIA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION