SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

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Code
61287
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8741 Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation (L-12) GENOVA

9 credits during the 1st year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
1° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide a general overlook on the main critical and historical methodologies to deal with the History of Spanish Literature, leading students to experience deep and aware ways of reading the texts of the Spanish canon.

Teaching methods

The course consists in a) critical lectures on the main literary and historical themes of Spanish literature (XVII-XIX); b) close-reading of texts related to the course-theme, in order to apply historical-critical methodologies.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Materias novelables. Pérez-Galdós and the representation of Reality in the Novel.  

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

General History of Literature: P. L. Crovetto, Spain from Cid to Zapatero, Editori Riuniti.

Benito Pérez-Galdós, La sociedad presente como materia novelable 

Benito Pérez-Galdós, Las novelas de Torquemada, Alianza 2014

Benito Pérez-Galdós, Episodios Nacionales. Quinta serie, Cátedra 2007

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO SUCCIO (President)

NICOLA FERRARI (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists in a) critical lectures on the main literary and historical themes of Spanish literature (XVII-XIX); b) close-reading of texts related to the course-theme, in order to apply historical-critical methodologies.

LESSONS START

I semester

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral test, consisting in a critic dialogue with the teacher (length: about three quarters of an hour) to verify the acquisition of methodological skills, by the analysis of texts presented by the candidates.

Assessment methods

The evaluation of the test will depend on the mastery of analytical and historiographical methods and on the personal capacity for their application.