COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

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Code
101948
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

6 credits during the nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/14
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Letters and Humanities)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide a first introduction to the main comparative methodologies, in relation to a specific theme, leading students to experience significant forms of comparing texts from different languages ​​and cultures. A particular attention will be devoted to the morphological dialectic between constants and variations in large/little scales of temporal and cultural relations.

Teaching methods

The course consists in a) lectures on historical and critical presentation of some comparative methods and their analytical, historiographical, formalist, stylistic and cultural-oriented categories; b) close-reading of texts belonging to different European literatures and related to the course-theme, in order to apply the comparative methodologies.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

La vague des rêves. Flashes on Surrealistic Revolution.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

1. General handbooks

Brugnolo, et alii Le scritture e il mondo. Teorie letterarie del Novecento, Carocci 2016

de Cristofaro, Letterature Comparate, Carocci 2014 

Bertoni Letteratura. Teorie metodi strumenti, Carocci 2018

Boitani, et alii, Guida allo studio delle letterature comparate, Laterza 2013

2. Theoretical and Critical Texts

André Breton, Manifesti del Surrealismo, Einaudi 2003

Walter Benjamin, Passagenwerk [ed. it.: I Passages di Paris, Einaudi, 2010]

Michel Foucault, Roussell, Gallimard, 1963

Michel Foucault, Ceci n’est pas une pipe [ed.it.: Questo non è una pipa, SE, 1997]

Sigmund Freud, Traumdeutung, 1900 [ed. it.: L’interpretazione dei sogni, Einaudi 2014]

Francesco Orlando, Per una teoria freudiana della letteratura, Einaudi 1997

 

3. Fictional Texts:  

La donna, la libertà, l’amore. Un’antologia del surrealismo, Mondadori, 2008

Max Aub, Buñuel [ed. it. Sellerio, 1992]

Louis Aragon, Le paysan de Paris [ed. it. Saggiatore, 1996]

André Breton, Nadja [ed. it. Einaudi, 2007]

André Breton, Anthologie de l’humoir noir, Livre de poche 1984

Leonora Carrington The Seventh Horse and Other Tales [ed. it. Adelphi]

Gerardo Diego, Poesías española, Cátedra, 2007

Max Ernst, Una settimana di bontà, Adelphi 2007

Jiri Kolar, Collages, a cura di Angelo Maria Ripellino, Einaudi, 1976

Federico García Lorca, El publico [ed. it. Einaudi, 2006]

Vitézslav Nezval, La donna al plurale [trad. Giuseppe Dierna], Einaudi, 2002

Raymond Roussel, Locus Solus, Flammarion, 2005

Erik Satie, Quaderni di un mammifero, Adelphi, 1994

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Mobile: + 39 345 455 8112  You can phone to reach further informations on Programs, Methods and Exams. 

Exam Board

NICOLA FERRARI (President)

CHIARA FORTE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists in a) lectures on historical and critical presentation of some comparative methods and their analytical, historiographical, formalist, stylistic and cultural-oriented categories; b) close-reading of texts belonging to different European literatures and related to the course-theme, in order to apply the comparative methodologies.

LESSONS START

October, 6th (10-12 am) on Team

Team-class: Letterature Comparate 20-21

Team-code:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3adb7c31d02ad1466da74df8bca035a449%40thread.tacv2/conversations?groupId=e86bba18-2108-47ce-be03-56dbbc6aa5f5&tenantId=6cd36f83-1a02-442d-972f-2670cb5e9b1a

 

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam consists in elaborating a critical reading of a literary text in a theoretical perspective and in discussing it orally.

Assessment methods

During the exam will be evaluate the student awareness in critically analysing and discussing  a literary text in its specific morphology and historical context. 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Non attending students should contact the teacher (+39 345 455 8112)  in order to define a personal program related to her/his interests and curriculum.