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ROMANCE PHILOLOGY LM

CODE 65573
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-38) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-37) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/09
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Course on a single topic on the basis of the linguistic and literary competences acquired during the course of Romance Philology I

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to give a complete picture of origins, structure and evolution of medieval romance languages, to increase the knowledge of the medieval romance literatures by reading vernacular texts, to provide the students with competences about the comparative study of medieval works and about textual criticism.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to give to the students these competences:

    1 – the ability to read literary medieval texts in their original language,

    2 – the ability to contextualize medieval works in the socioeconomical landscape in which they are written.

    3  – the ability to do ado a full linguistic and rhetorical analysis on medieval texts.

    PREREQUISITES

    To have passed the exam of Filologia Romanza I

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal classes with multimedia support

    Lessons’ attendance is highly recommended. If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.

    Will be available textual files on AulaWeb

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The subject of the course is 

    "The Relationship between Text and Image

    The course will focus on the relationship between text and image starting from two exemplary cases: the cycle of frescoes in the church of San Fiorenzo di Bastia (Mondovì - CN), 1466, in which the figuration is constantly flanked and supported by the presence of 'exposed writings', and the manuscript that transmits the Vita et acta Antonii abbatis (Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Mediceo Palatino, 143, c. 1430) in which the life of the saint is narrated in 200 large scenes accompanied by captions.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    L. Fenelli, Dall’eremo alla stalla. Storia di sant’Antonio Abate e del suo culto, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2011.

    F. Halkin, «La légende de Saint Antoine traduite de l’arabe par Alphonse Bonhome O.P.», Analecta Bollandiana 60 (1942), pp. 143-212. (il testo verrà fornito in versione digitale all’interno del corso)

    P. Noordeloos, F.Halkin, «Une histoire latine de S. Antoine: la Légende de Patras», Analecta Bollandiana 61 (1943), pp. 211-250. (il testo verrà fornito in versione digitale all’interno del corso)

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    February 2023

    Class schedule

    ROMANCE PHILOLOGY LM

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The examination shall consist of an oral check about the course's subject and its critical bibliography by means some questions made by the Commission. Students will have to read, translated and comment one or more texts analyzed during the lessons, and will able to discuss topics covered in the seminar. Student's valuation will take account not only of the knowledge of the course's contents but also of a good explanation and a correct use of the philology's specific language.

     If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.

     skills and competences acquired during the study will be verify by:

    1 – translation of textual passages analyzed during the lessons

    2 – abiliy to put texts in their historical and cultural context

    3 – linguistic and stylistic analysis of texts

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with a certified DSA, disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the professor at the beginning of the course in order to agree on teaching and examination methods that, while respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools.