Italian Literature II
Cod. ITLIT 202
Italian literature from XVIII century to the present time
This course aims to provide students with a general knowledge of Italian Literature from 18th century to the present time, with a particular reference to the writers and poets who characterized the literature of those years. The course will deal with writers such as Vittorio Alfieri and Ugo Foscolo as main representatives of the XVIIII century literature. Furthermore, it will focus on Verga for the Verismo and on D’Annunzio for the Decadentism. Other 20th century writers such as Svevo, Pirandello, Ungaretti, Montale, Calvino and contemporary writers such as Eco, Moravia, Maraini, Baricco will be analyzed during the course. Students will be taught to discover the difference between the writers and the linguistic styles.
Special meetings with contemporary local writers will be organized during the course.
4 weeks/ 60 lessons (each lesson: 45 minutes)
15 lessons per week/ 3 lessons a day from Monday to Friday
Number of credits: 3 credits
At the completion of this art history course, participants will:
- Have a clear understanding of the Italian literature from 18th century to the present time
- Learn to know and appreciate the main Italian writers of the period of reference
- Learn to analyze literary texts and to compare different literary styles
- Develop critical thinking about literary works
Attendance (20%) Course Participation ( 5%), Assignments ( 4 short papers- 20%), Mid- Term Exam (15%), Oral Presentation (10%) Final Exam ( 30%)
Professors and Instructors: This course will be taught by Professors with MA or PHD in Italian Literary and Culture Studies.
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