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CODE 104259
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/12
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER Annual
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims at providing students with a basic knowledge of the history of Italian and, more specifically, an overview of the linguistic history of Italian theatre.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course's goals are to familiarize students with the major institutions, documents, and figures in the history of the Italian language; to understand the structures of contemporary Italian and its sociolinguistic variation; to know the major stages of the linguistic history of Italian theater; and to learn how to read and interpret some key texts.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To learn the key moments in the history of Italian language. To situate historically its texts and main authors. To internalize the basic concepts of Italian sociolinguistics. To define and identify the main traits of neostandard Italian. To illustrate synthetically the key moments in the linguistic history of Italian theatre and peculiar stylistic features of its main authors. To read, understand and interpret a crucial text of the Italian theatrical tradition.

PREREQUISITES

Elementary knowledge of the history of Italian literature

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Essential history of Italian language. Sociolinguistic overview of contemporary Italian. Synthetic overview of the linguistic history of Italian theatre. Reading of Tasso's Aminta.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes (Aulaweb or Teams); C. Marazzini, La lingua italiana. Profilo storico, Bologna, il Mulino; C. Giovanardi - P. Trifone, La lingua del teatro, Bologna, il Mulino (first part and four commented texts to choose in the second part); T. Tasso, Aminta, a cura di M. Corradini, Milano, BUR-Classici.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLO ZUBLENA (President)

MANUELA MANFREDINI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

First semester

September 19.

Second semester

February 20.

 

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral examination of the skills relating to the linguistic history of Italian and to the traits of neo-standard Italian; oral examination of the skills on the linguistic history of Italian theatre; reading and commenting on a passage from Tasso's Aminta.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/12/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
23/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
10/05/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale appello riservato ai laureandi della sessione estiva
05/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
20/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
10/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale