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CODE 64901
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/10
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course introduces students to the study of the main authors and the most important written works, poetics and cultural movements in the history of Italian literature.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The general objective is to reinforce students’ basic preparation and ability to write correctly; learning historiographical outlines of Italian literature; knowledge of introductory philological-textual elements to the study of texts; understanding and analysis-commenting of literary texts with particular reference to genres. Particular attention will be paid to the methods of teaching.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to impart the following knowledge, skills and competencies:

- knowledge of the evolution of Italian literature, its authors and fundamental written works with particular attention to relations with national and international history and culture;

- reading methods and critical-scientific interpretation of Italian literature, knowing how to use fundamental bibliographical tools and the most common on-line supports;

- ability to recognise, in a personal way, the value of an Italian literary text in the context of the author’s poetics and within a historical, artistic and cultural context;

- ability to clearly explain the contents learned and the texts analysed employing critical language.

PREREQUISITES

the course requires a scholastic knowledge of the history of Italian literature

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons are in presence. See easyacedemy site for cecking your classroom. 

It's mandatory to subscribe Aulaweb site where a partecipative teaching method is promoted. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1. Classic and Modern Curriculum. A study of the italian literature history and antohology is required, from XIIIth to XVIIth c.. It is required the full reading of Dante Alighieri, Inferno e Purgatorio

1. "Musica and Spettacolo" Curriculum: Italian literature history and texts from XIVth to XIXth c. (selected chapters from textbook in Bibliography) Dante Alighieri, Inferno (15 cantos including I, IV, V, VI, VIII, X, XIII, XV, XXXIII, XXXIV), Purgatorio (15 cantos including I, II, VI, IX, X, XI, XII, XVI, XVIII, XIX, XXIV, XXVI, XXVII)

2. For all curricula. " Ma questo intesi, e ritener mi piacque". How Dante viator knows. Readings from Convivio, Inferno Purgatorio (30 ore). 

3. For all curricula. Full reading of Torquato Tasso's La Gerusalemme liberata (30 ore)

NB. During 2 and 3 lessons will also refer to the history of literature, principal object of part 1.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Part 1 (attending and not attending students). 

- Textbook: Giancarlo Alfano, Paola Italia, Emilio Russo, Franco Tomasi, Letteratura italiana. Dalle origini a metà Cinquecento (vol. 1) e Letteratura italiana. Da Tasso a fine Ottocento (vol. 2), Milano, Mondadori, 2018.

Students of classic and modern curriculum will study the full forst volume and only "Epoca 6" in the second volume. 

Students of "Musica and Spettacolo2 curriculum will study: Vol. I: Epoca 2. Le tre Corone; Epoca 4 solo capitolo 2 L'ambiente laurenziano e cap. 3 L'ambiente ferrarese e Boiardo e cap. 4 L'ambiente napoletano; Epoca 5 integrale. Vol. II: Epoca 6 integrale, Epoca 7 solo Introduzione, capitolo 1, capitolo 2, capitolo 5, capitolo 7; Epoca 8 solo Introduzione, capitolo 1, capitolo 3, Epoca 9 solo fino a capp. 3 e poi cap. 6; Epoca 10: capp. 1, 4, 5. 

- Dante Alighieri, Commediaa cura di A.M. Chiavacci Leonardi, Milano, Mondadori (edizione tascabile). 

 

Part 2 (attending and not attending students). 

- Dante Alighieri, Convivio, ed. by Giorgio Inglese, Milano, BUR, riedizione 2021.

- Dante Alighieri, Inferno e Purgatorio, in Commedia, see Part 1. 

- v. Conoscenza in Enciclopedia Dantesca (www.treccani.it) and selected essays availables on  Aulaweb. 

NOT attending studentes must read: Giorgio Inglese, Scritti su Dante, Roma, Carocci, 2021, pp. 31-188. 

 Part 3 (every student). 

- Torquato Tasso, La Gerusalemme liberata, ed. by  Franco Tomasi, Milano, BUR, ultima ristampa. 

- Selected texts from Torquato Tasso, Discorsi dell'arte poetica in http://www.bibliotecaitaliana.it/testo/bibit000577.

- selected pages from Claudio Gigante, Torquato Tasso, Roma, Salerno, 2007: capp. 3, 5, 6, 7,8. Other essays available on Aulaweb.

NOT attendeings students will read Emilio Russo, Guida alla lettura della Gerusalemme liberata di Tasso, Roma, Laterza, 2014 and Torquato Tasso, Gerusalemme liberata, ed. by Giovanni Getto, comment by Edoardo Sanguineti, Brescia, Morcelliana, 2022. 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

SIMONA MORANDO (President)

FRANCESCA COLOMBI

GIORGIA GALLUCCI

MARCO BERISSO (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

 September 30, 2022

Class schedule

ITALIAN LITERATURE

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

An evaluetion grid will be agreed between the teacher and students.

Examination concerning the part 1 (on textbook and Dante, without cantos in part 2 will be ruled by partial exams during the first semester. They are structured in quiz with closed or open answers, open book assignemnt, annotation to textsIt is mandatoru begin to study at the very beginning of the semester.

Examination related to part 2 is structured in a oral interview, including reading and annotations of some chosen texts.  

Examination related the part 3 is an oral interview based on some "ottave" from Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Part 1: partial exams will value students' ability to involve themselves into the new course and new methologies concerning italian literature in an academic level. They'll value annotation skills and the knowledge about texbook. It's possible to settle exams from the second month of the course.

Part 2 and 3: oral examination will value students' ability in annotate texts analyzing style and language. Fot that paraphtase is requested. 

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale Gli studenti di Lettere che devono ancora dare l'esame 2021-22 (docente prof. Tongiorgi) possono dare l'esame nei suoi appelli di dicembre-febbraio. Gli studenti di Conservazione dei Beni Culturali che devono ancora sostenere Letteratura italiana 2021-22 hanno a disposizione gli appelli della prof. Morando fino a febbraio 2023.
06/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale Gli studenti di Lettere che devono ancora dare l'esame 2021-22 (docente prof. Tongiorgi) possono dare l'esame nei suoi appelli di dicembre-febbraio. Gli studenti di Conservazione dei Beni Culturali che devono ancora sostenere Letteratura italiana 2021-22 hanno a disposizione gli appelli della prof. Morando fino a febbraio 2023.
09/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale L'appello del 9 maggio 2023 è riservato ai laureandi e agli studenti al terzo anno prossimi alla laurea.
01/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
22/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
06/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
20/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
11/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale

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