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CODE 65075
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/11
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course, divided into two sections (only the first of which is intended for students who take the course for 6 credits), deepens the study of Italian literature of the second half of the last century, taking into account the location of authors and texts both in the horizon of literary publishing and in that of cultural information in the space of the daily and periodical press.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Aim of the course is the critical and philological study of texts, authors and genres of contemporary Italian literature in relation to the historical and editorial context in which they are located.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to achieve the following educational objectives: 1) consolidation of the knowledge of Italian literary history with particular reference to the second half of the 20th century; 2) ability to analyze the interaction that is established between the literary text and the socio-cultural reality of his time.
At the end of the course the student is expected to have achieved the following results: 1) a more mature knowledge of contemporary Italian literature of the 1970s and 1980s; 2) a sure ability to understand the interaction between literary text and socio-political context.

PREREQUISITES

Essential prerequisites for teaching are a sure knowledge of contemporary Italian literature and a capacity for expression appropriate to the subject, with mastery of an appropriate vocabulary.

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures, with pc and projector, for a total of 60 hours

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

- Italo Calvino between "Corriere della Sera" and "la Repubblica" (1974-1985)

 

Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

- Italo Calvino between "Corriere della Sera" and "la Repubblica" (1974-1985)

- Antonio Tabucchi in Genoa

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

- Italo Calvino, Palomar, Mondadori, Milano 2023 (or any previous edition)

- Italo Calvino, Collezione di sabbia, Mondadori, Milano 2023 (or any previous edition)

- Reading and study of the articles and insights that will be indicated in the course of the lectures and uploaded to Aulaweb from time to time

 

ATTENTION: All articles and insights that will be discussed in class and uploaded to Aulaweb from time to time will form part of the bibliography for the exam

 

NON-FREQUENTING STUDENTS are also required:

- Andrea Aveto, Calvino e i giornali (in press)

 

Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

 

- Italo Calvino, Palomar, Mondadori, Milano 2023 (or any previous edition)

- Italo Calvino, Collezione di sabbia, Mondadori, Milano 2023 (or any previous edition)

- Antonio Tabucchi, Il filo dell’orizzonte (any commercially available edition)

- Reading and study of the articles and insights that will be indicated in the course of the lectures and uploaded to Aulaweb from time to time

 

ATTENTION: All articles and insights that will be discussed in class and uploaded to Aulaweb from time to time will form part of the bibliography for the exam

 

NON-FREQUENTING STUDENTS are also required:

- Andrea Aveto, Calvino e i giornali, in corso di stampa

- Simona Costa, Tabucchi, Antonio, in Dizionario biografico degli italiani, 2019 disponibile online all’indirizzo https://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/antonio-tabucchi_(Dizionario-Biografico)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANDREA AVETO (President)

ALESSANDRO FERRARO

ELEONORA ANSELMO (Substitute)

ERMINIO RISSO (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

February 20, 2024

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam in the form of an interview with questions related to all the in-depth monographs

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Expected knowledge and skills will be verified through an oral exam. The preparation will be considered adequate if the student demonstrates the ability to exhibit using a relevant terminology, will show that he understood the issues addressed during the lessons, will be able to independently apply the critical reflection on the proposed works, revealing that he was able to develop in a personal way the teaching content.

Exam schedule

Data appello Orario Luogo Degree type Note
20/12/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/05/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
28/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
02/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Class attendance, although not mandatory, is strongly recommended

All students are required to register on AulaWeb

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