ROM2B107 Romance Philology

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Paolo Divizia, Dottore di Ricerca (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
Thu 8:00–9:40 G22
Prerequisites
Knowledge of Italian (lecture will be given in Italian language) and at least another Romance language among Spanish, Catalan, French, Provençal.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The course aims at showing with practical exercises how to prepare a critical edition of a text and to analyse and solve concrete problems of textual criticism about texts written in the Middle ages in Romance languages.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to work independently on medieval and renaissance manuscripts written in Romance vernacular languages: reading, transcribing and preparing the edition of a single manuscript; fulfilling the recension and the emendatio; solving complex issues about the relationships between manuscript witnesses to a text; preparing a critical edition of a text by working on multiple witnesses.
Syllabus
  • The course includes commented readings of medieval texts written in different Romance languages. Since the course is quite technical, you are strongly reccomended to attend lectures.
Literature
    required literature
  • Paolo Divizia, Appunti di stemmatica comparata, «Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale», LXXVIII (2009), pp. 29-48
  • Paolo Divizia, Il «Tresor» di Brunetto Latini tra fonti e volgarizzamenti: il caso della «Formula vitae honestae», in Culture, livelli di cultura e ambienti nel Medioevo occidentale, atti del IX Convegno della Società Italiana di Filologia Romanza (Bolog
  • Monica Berté - Marco Petoletti, La filologia medievale e umanistica, Bologna, Il mulino, 2017
  • DIVIZIA, Paolo and Lisa PERICOLI. Il viaggio del testo, Atti del Convegno internazionale di Filologia Italiana e Romanza (Brno, 19-21 giugno 2014) (The journey of the text. Proceedings of the international conference of Italian and Romance textual critcism (Brno, 19-21 June 2014)). In Il viaggio del testo, Atti del Convegno internazionale di Filologia Italiana e Romanza (Brno, 19-21 giugno 2014). Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2017. 568 pp. ISBN 978-88-6274-771-4. URL info
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  • BELTRAMI, Pietro G. A che serve un'edizione critica? : leggere i testi della letteratura romanza medievale. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2010. 231 s. ISBN 9788815138224. info
  • RENZI, Lorenzo and Alvise ANDREOSE. Manuale di linguistica e filologia romanza. 3a ed. Bologna: Mulino, 2009. 308 s. ISBN 9788815133441. info
  • TAGLIAVINI, Carlo. Le origini delle lingue neolatine : introduzione alla filologia romanza. 6 ed. interamente rielaborat. Bologna: Pàtron, 1982. xlii, 681. ISBN 8855504657. info
Teaching methods
The entire course will be in the form of a seminar: we will work on medieval manuscripts and early prints (facsimiles) and read specialistic articles. Seminar: Application on authentic texts (manuscripts and early prints) of the theoretical knowledge acquired during the first semester. In the form of a presentation the students show their capability to connect their theoretical knowledge while working with a concrete text.
Assessment methods
Analysis of a text in a seminar essay and a test.
Language of instruction
Italian
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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