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PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE (LM)

CODE 90256
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-LIN/08
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    From the margin. The text and the favela

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims at a cultural-historical incursion into the universe of urban discomfort, the margin and the hegemony-subalternity relationship starting from the favela/communidade place in Brazil and develops through three discourses: the first, sociological in character; the second literary (with a history of the so-called 'literatura marginal'); the third textual (with an analysis of language and forms in some novels, poems, graphic novels and audiovisuals).

    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

    Students with a certified DSA, disability  

    or other special educational needs to contact the lecturer 

    at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods that 

    while respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual 

    individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools 

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course aims to refine cultural competences related to the Brazilian context and to deepen the reflection on the society of the Latin American country with particular attention to the urban, peripheral and discomfort (favela) discourse. In particular, the history of the literature of the margin will be a place to interpret issues of power.

    Key words of instruction: Brazilian literature, literature of the margin, favela

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    R. Francavilla (a cura), Voci dal Margine, Roma, Artemide, 2012

    M. Quintanilha, Ascolta, bellissima Marcia, Roma, Fandango, 2022

    G. Martins, Il sole in testa, Milano, Mondadori, 2017

    Ferréz, Ninguém é inocente em São Paulo, Objetiva, 2006

     

    Filmography:

    “City of god”

    “Tropa de elite

    "Irmandade”

    The bibliography is indicative and should be discussed with the lecturer during the module. Non-attending students are requested to contact the lecturer to agree on the bibliography.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

     

    Classes will take place in the second semester (starting in the Februery) and will be face-to-face.

    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).

     

     

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with a certified DSA, disability  

    or other special educational needs to contact the lecturer 

    at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods that 

    while respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual 

    individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools