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CODE 66411
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/09
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The teaching deepens and specializes the contents of Romance philology, whose exam must have been taken and passed in the three-year degree course.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Deep Knowledge of the medieval romance tradition in its cultural aspects over than linguistic.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Deep Knowledge of the medieval romance tradition in its cultural aspects over than linguistic.

PREREQUISITES

Notions of cultural history, linguistics, literary theory and criticism.Should you fail the examination in Romance Philology in the three-year degree course, an integration of the syllabus should be agreed with the lecturer.

TEACHING METHODS

Classes will be held in presence. Teaching takes place in the classroom, combining a series of lectures with a series of seminar exercises carried out by the attending students.

Languages, in addition to Italian, that may be used for teaching: Latin, Old French, Old Provençal (for sources); French, English, German (for critical literature)

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Specialistic and problematic treatment of matters of romance philology.

Levels of Culture / Highbrow-Lowbrow Cultures in Medieval Romance Texts

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reference bibliography will be introduced  during the first classes

By way of example:

Michail Bachtin, L’opera di Rabelais e la cultura popolare, Torino, Einaudi, 1979

Jacques Le Goff, Tempo della Chiesa e tempo del mercante, Torino, Einaudi, 1977

Aron Ja. Gurevič, Le categorie della cultura medievale , Torino, Einaudi, 1983

Aron Ja. Gurevič, Contadini e santi. Problemi della cultura popolare nel Medioevo, Torino, Einaudi, 1986

Piero Camporesi, «Cultura popolare e cultura d’élite fra Medioevo ed età moderna», in Storia d’Italia. Annali. 4. Intellettuali e potere, a cura di C. Vivanti, Torino, Einaudi, 1981, pp. 81-157

Further bibliography in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MASSIMO BONAFIN (President)

ANDREA GHIDONI

GIULIO MARTIRE (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

20/09/23

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam consists of an oral interview.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam takes place in the form of questions asked to the student to ascertain the sure mastery of the contents treated in the class and the methodological competence acquired in the interpretation of the texts; the ability to present critical topics with precision and consistency can be verified and evaluated even beforehand during the course of the seminar exercises.

Exam schedule

Data appello Orario Luogo Degree type Note
18/12/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
29/01/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
12/02/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
06/05/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
27/05/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
10/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Readings and critical texts will be indicated during the lessons.

Non-attending students are required to agree an alternative and compensatory class study program with the teacher.

All infos on Aulaweb.

Special cases: students with curricula other than modern literature or who in any case insert the teaching among those free according to the study plan (for 6 or 9 credits) can agree with the teacher on a program adapted to their specific educational interests.