PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

PORTUGUESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

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Code
55863
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11)
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/08
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

An introduction to the literatures written in portuguese and their relationship with history, culture and society from the origin to modernity.

AIMS AND CONTENT

Teaching methods

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

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will examine the variety of literary and artistic expressions in a perspective of cultural studies in so-called lusophone literatures from Portugal, Brazil and Africa. The course will focus on on specific topics such as the origin of the galego-portuguese literature, Descobrimentos, Fernando Pessoa’s poetic of heteronimy.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Luciana Stegagno Picchio, Storia della letteratura brasiliana, Torino, Einaudi, 1997

AA.VV, (a cura di V. Tocco), Breve storia della Letteratura portoghese, Pisa, Carocci

Fernando Tavares Pimenta, Storia politica del Portogallo contemporaneo, Torino, Le Monnier

Boris Fausto, Breve storia del Brasile, Cagliari,

Luís de Camões, I Lusiadi, Milano, Rizzoli, 2001

Fernando Pessoa, Una sola moltitudine, Vol. I, Milano, Adelphi

AA.VV, Il Portogallo è grande, in “Limes”, vol. monografico, 2009

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO FRANCAVILLA (President)

IVANA XENIA LIBRICI

ELIZABETH RUCHTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

LESSONS START

 October 17th,  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).

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/07/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale
23/09/2019 11:00 GENOVA Orale