IJ2B013 Readings of Contemporary Literature (A)

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Patrizia Cremaschi (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Paolo Divizia, Dottore di Ricerca
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 10:00–11:40 L34
Prerequisites
IJ1A055 Bachelor's State Exam || IJIA028 Bachelor's exam
B2-C1 level
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The objectives of the course aim at introducing students to the Italian contemporary literary production focusing on the diversity of genre and on the ongoing production of hybrid texts (e.g. bio-fiction, narrative essays on literary criticism, graphic novel)
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able to: - identify and describe the main features of the Italian contemporary literary production - identify and describe the context referred to in the literary works taken into account (historical, literary, social and cultural context) - identify and describe the literary genre or genres of a given literary text - identify and describe the main stylistic and linguistic features of the literary works taken into account
Syllabus
  • Reading, analysis and debate on chapters or passages chosen among those written by a large diversity of writers - (included non-professional writers) focusing on the content and style chosen by the authors. Main genres taken into account: short stories, novels, biographies, essays, bio-fictions.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Gianluigi Simonetti La letteratura circostante - Il Mulino 2018
  • Michele Mari - Leggenda Privata - Einaudi 2017
    not specified
  • Michele Mari - Cento poesie d´amore a Lady Hawke - Einaudi 2007
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussion. Materials will be available, in handouts or file format, prior to lectures and need to be read by students in advance as a pre-requisite to a proficient attendance.
Assessment methods
Once enrolled in the course, attendance is mandatory (minimum 75%). Written exam.
Language of instruction
Italian
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
Dott.ssa Patrizia Cremaschi Lettrice Ministeriale di Italiano - Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
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