ROMANCE PHILOLOGY II

ROMANCE PHILOLOGY II

_
iten
Code
72870
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Course on a single topic on the basis of the linguistic and literary competences acquired during the course of Romance Philology I.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to give a complete picture of origins, structure and evolution of medieval romance languages, to increase the knowledge of the medieval romance literatures by reading vernacular texts, to provide the students with competences about the comparative study of medieval works and about textual criticism.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to give to the students these competences:

1 – the ability to read literary medieval texts in their original language,

2 – the ability to contextualize medieval works in the socioeconomical landscape in which they are written.

PREREQUISITES

To have passed the exam of Filologia Romanza I

Teaching methods

Frontal classes with multimedia support

Seminar with dott. Martina di Febo.

Lessons’ attendance is highly recommended. If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The subject of the course is 

«Arthur before king Arthur»

During the lessons will be analyzed medieval texts that describe king Arthur. Will be analyzed also two medieval frescos ( Frugarolo's and Sidlecin cycles) in wich is represented the arthurian courtly world. 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

P. Galloni (a c. di), I fiume dei racconti. Testi latini su re Artù, Aicurzio (MB), Virtuosa-Mente, 2019.

M. Rolland, Re Artù, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2011.

Maura Sonia Barillari, «Vicissitudini di un roman par images: le camerae Lanzaloti di Frugarolo e Siedlęcin», in J. Łukaszewicz e D. Słapek, Breslavia - Bassa Slesia e la cultura mediterranea, Alessandria, Edizioni dell'Orso, 2017, pp. 21-34 (presente sul sito del docente).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Tuesday, h. 12,30-13,30 at professor's office, via Balbi 2, IV piano

Exam Board

MAURA SONIA BARILLARI (President)

FEDERICO GUARIGLIA

CHIARA BENATI

MARTINA DI FEBO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal classes with multimedia support

Seminar with dott. Martina di Febo.

Lessons’ attendance is highly recommended. If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

The examination shal consist of an oral check about the course's subject and its critical bibliography by means some questions made by the Commission. Questions will focus on topics covered during the cours, both linguistics and literary.

Student's valuation will take account not only of the knowledge of the course's contents but also of a good explanation and a correct use of the philology's specific language.

If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale Sede d'Esame: aula A Polo Didattico.
10/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
24/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale