PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

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Code
61283
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

9 credits during the 3nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

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

6 credits during the 1st year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-38) GENOVA

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

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
Annual

OVERVIEW

Portuguese Novel in the 20th Century

AIMS AND CONTENT

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars in italian and portuguese. Attendance is heartily recommended. Students who are unable to attend will have to study some supplementary material

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course explores the portuguese society and culture in the 20th Century. The lectures examine narratives and also arts (cinema, popular music and photography). Attention will be paid especially to the relationship between literature, politics and portuguese history (the long dictatorship, colonialism, the democratic revolution in 1975) and to a mapping of the postmodernity.
 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tocco, V., Breve storia della letteratura portoghese, Pisa, Carocci, 2011

Mazzoni, G., Teoria del Romanzo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2012

Francavilla, R., Imparare a pregare. Sulla narrativa portoghese contemporanea, in “Nuova corrente”, 158, Genova, 2017,

 

Un'opera a scelta fra le seguenti:

Fernando Pessoa, Il secondo Libro dell'Inquietudine

Mario de Sa Carneiro, La confessione di Lucio

Almada Negreiros, Nome de guerra

 

Un'opera a scelta fra le seguenti:

José Saramago, Una terra chiamata Alentejo

José Saramago, Memoriale del convento

José Cardoso Pires, La ballata della spiaggia dei cani

José Cardoso Pires, Il delfino

Antonio Lobo Antunes, Memoria di elefante

Antonio Lobo Antunes, In culo al mondo

 

Un'opera a scelta fra le seguenti:

Gonçalo Tavares, Imparare a pregare nell'era della tecnica

Valerio Romao, Quello che è successo a Joana

Dulce Maria Cardoso, Il ritorno

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO FRANCAVILLA (President)

IVANA XENIA LIBRICI

ELIZABETH RUCHTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars in italian and portuguese. Attendance is heartily recommended. Students who are unable to attend will have to study some supplementary material

 

LESSONS START

Tuesday 17th october 2017

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam will be a conversation in Italian or Portuguese and will consist of questions on the whole course (https:// servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami).