SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

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Code
55865
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8467 Art History and artistic heritage management (LM-89) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8741 Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation (L-12) GENOVA

6 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
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course offers a literary, cultural, social and historical panorama of Spain from its origins to the seventeenth century in order to provide students with the tools to understand and appreciate the authors and main works of the period, with particular attention to the Siglo de Oro.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Through course attendance and individual study, the student:

- knows the evolution of the history of Spanish literature from its origins to the seventeenth century.

- can read and translate a literary text

- can contextualize a literary work or a text

- can comment and analyze a literary text

- will know the literary epochs and the historical-political and cultural contexts in which they developed

- will know how to relate the great European cultural currents to the works and authors studied.

Teaching methods

36 hours of lectures, individual study of the manuals in the bibliography, study of the material published in aulaweb

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- Castilian literature of the Middle Ages:

Jarchas, Poema de Mio Cid, mester de clerecía, El Arcipreste de Hita, los Cancioneros, Jorge Manrique, La Celestina, los Romanceros.

- "Siglo de Oro" (Renaissance and Baroque):

Poetry (Garcilaso de la Vega, san Juan de la Cruz, fray Luis de León, santa Teresa de Jesús, Luis de Góngora, Francisco de Quevedo);

Prose (Lazarillo de Tormes, Miguel de Cervantes);

Theatre (Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón de la Barca).

During the lessons, we will read, comment and analyze a selection of texts. We will also consider the birth and development of the various literary currents, placing them in the historical-political, economic and artistic framework of the western culture in which they come to life.

A more detailed program will be provided during the course.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The bibliography will be communicated during the course and published in aulaweb. For attending students, the course notes and the materials in aulaweb are also a part of the examination program.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ALESSIA CASSANI (President)

MARCO SUCCIO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

36 hours of lectures, individual study of the manuals in the bibliography, study of the material published in aulaweb

LESSONS START

Thursday, 20th February 2020

ORARI

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SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam consists of an interview in Italian or Spanish on the topics covered by the course. A part chosen by the student must be told in Spanish.

Assessment methods

The student must demonstrate knowledge of the bibliography and course notes (for attending students), and of being able to read, translate, comment and contextualize a proposed literary text. For attending students, a mid-course written test is scheduled. Students will need to demonstrate that they:

- Know the themes and stylistic evolution of Spanish literature from its origins to the seventeenth century;

- Know how to comment and analyze literary texts and contextualize them;

- Understand the original texts, primary and secondary literature on the proposed themes.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale Colloquio in modalità telematica
03/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale Colloquio in modalità telematica
17/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale Colloquio in modalità telematica