ITALIAN LITERATURE

ITALIAN LITERATURE

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Code
67625
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
4 credits during the 2nd year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/10
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The teaching is part of the Master Degree Course in Primary Education Sciences (24 hours, 4 ECTS). Through the reading of some main works of Italian literature we will study themes, styles and communication strategies of the literary texts focused on the educational skills of the Italian literature.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of the course is a focused analysis of those aspects and topics in the Italian literary production that best suit the specificities of Primary Education. Literature will be analyzed and presented as a privileged reflection of society, as a projection of the human condition, with special reference to the world of childhood, of maternity, of the feminine, in the complex interweaving of historic reality, sealed by the added value of artistic transfiguration

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Further objectives are: to educate students to the reading, the analysis and the interpretation of the Italian literary texts and to their historical and cultural heritage; to provide an adequate knowledge through which the students can design learning paths for primary school.

 

Knowledge and understanding: Through lectures, guided analysis, and class discussions students will learn the most important methods in textual analysis of a literary text and to achieve the ability to understand critical texts related to the literary work considered.

Applying knowledge and understanding: Through independent perusal of literary texts and translations, the student is able to apply the analytical skills previously achieved, so to identify both structural aspects of the analyzed text, and the relationship of the text and the cultural and historical context in which it was produced.

Making autonomous judgments: Through an oral presentation student is able to understand, critically discuss and explain the specific literary characteristic of the text.

Communication skills: Final oral discussion improve the skill in presenting analysis results in an efficient and synthetic way; they also allow students to communicate the concepts learned, with an appropriate language, and to hold a discussion on the topics dealt with in class.

Learning skills: Activities described allow students to acquire the methodological tools necessary to continue their studies.

 

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge, at high school level, of the history of Italian literature.

Teaching methods

Lectures and comments of Italian literay texts, also using multimedia tools. The course also provides students with learning tools (such as slides used during classes, supplementary or support materials) available in AulaWeb.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. L’antologia di letteratura italiana nella scuola fra Antico Regime e unità nazionale.
  2. Prima di Cuore: i Bozzetti militari di Edmondo De Amicis
  3. Cosa leggeva Pinocchio?

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography for attending students

Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio (lettura integrale).

Alberto Asor Rosa, "Le avventure di Pinocchio" di Carlo Collodi, in Letteratura Italiana. Le opere, Torino, Einaudi, 1995, vol. 3, pp. 879-950.

Duccio Tongiorgi, «Solo scampo è nei classici». L’antologia di letteratura italiana nella scuola fra Antico Regime e unità nazionale, Modena, Mucchi, 2009.

All the students must study the texts and the support materials available on Aulaweb.

Bibliography for non-attending students

C. Goldoni, La locandiera, a cura di G. Davico Bonino, Milano, Garzanti (leggere anche l’Introduzione).

U. Foscolo, Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis (lettura integrale)

C. Collodi, Pinocchio (lettura integrale)

I. Crotti, La Locandiera: una figura della realtà sociale nella rappresentazione di Goldoni, in Spazi, poteri, diritti delle donne a Venezia in età moderna, a cura di A. Bellavitis, N.M. Filippini, T. Plebani, Verona, Quedit, 2012, consultabile anche all’indirizzo: http://www.storiadivenezia.net/sito/donne/Crotti_Locandiera.pdf

 M. Palumbo, Saggi sulla prosa di Ugo Foscolo, Napoli, Liguori

A. Asor Rosa, "Le avventure di Pinocchio" di Carlo Collodi, in Letteratura Italiana. Le opere, Torino, Einaudi, 1995, vol. 3, pp. 879-950.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: See http://www.diraas.unige.it/dipendente/711603/  

Exam Board

DUCCIO TONGIORGI (President)

LAURA CORNERO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and comments of Italian literay texts, also using multimedia tools. The course also provides students with learning tools (such as slides used during classes, supplementary or support materials) available in AulaWeb.

LESSONS START

24 September 2019

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

ITALIAN LITERATURE

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam. The oral exam focuses on the program carried out during the lessons and on the related bibliography.

Assessment methods

The oral exam consists of an interview on the topics discussed during the lessons, in order to evaluate the skills to contextualize a literary text in the frame of the Italian cultural history; to illustrate its metric-stylistic features; to make a correct paraphrase; to expose the contents with an appropriate language and to design learning paths for the primary school.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale GLI STUDENTI ISCRITTI ALL'ESAME E CHE NON INTENDONO PRESENTARSI SONO VIVAMENTE PREGATI DI CANCELLARSI DALL'ELENCO DELL'APPELLO
16/06/2020 15:00 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
30/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2020 15:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
30/06/2020 15:00 GENOVA Orale
09/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale GLI STUDENTI ISCRITTI ALL'ESAME E CHE NON INTENDONO PRESENTARSI SONO VIVAMENTE PREGATI DI CANCELLARSI DALL'ELENCO DELL'APPELLO
10/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
10/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale GLI STUDENTI ISCRITTI ALL'ESAME E CHE NON INTENDONO PRESENTARSI SONO VIVAMENTE PREGATI DI CANCELLARSI DALL'ELENCO DELL'APPELLO
20/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
20/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

All the students are requested to register for the course in AulaWeb.