CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE II (LM)

CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE II (LM)

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Code
65075
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8769 News, Media and Publishing (LM-19) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/11
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course, divided into three sections (two for students who use the teaching for 6 credits) examines some of the most significant author of Italian litterature in the years of the economic boom, giving an account both of their location in the horizon of the literary publishing of the time, both of their "luck" in the space dedicated to cultural information in the daily and periodical press.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Teaching objective is the deepening of historiographical lines of modern and contemporary Italian literature through the analysis-commentary of literary texts.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to achieve the following educational objectives: 1) consolidation of the knowledge of Italian literary history with particular reference to the years of the economic boom; 2) understanding of the mechanisms that regulate book production in the Italian publishing market in the late Fifties and early Sixties; 3) ability to analyze the interaction that is established between the literary text and the socio-cultural reality of his time.
At the end of the course the student is expected to have achieved the following results: 1) a more mature knowledge of contemporary Italian literature of the Fifties and Sixties; 2) an adequate understanding of the editorial dynamics underlying the policies of book production in the years of the economic boom; 3) a sure ability to understand the interaction between literary text and socio-political context.

PREREQUISITES

Essential prerequisites for teaching are a sure knowledge of contemporary Italian literature and a capacity for expression appropriate to the subject, with mastery of an appropriate vocabulary.

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures, with pc and projector, for a total of 60 hours.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

- Literary information in the Italy of the economic boom: the case of «Il Giorno»

- «Il menabò di letteratura» (1959-1967)

 

Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

- Literary information in the Italy of the economic boom: the case of «Il Giorno»

- «Il menabò di letteratura» (1959-1967)

- Luciano Bianciardi betwenn journalism and publishing

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

- All the teaching material made available on AulaWeb.

- One book to choose from the following: «Il Giorno». Cinquant’anni di un quotidiano anticonformista, a cura di Ada Gigli Marchetti, FrancoAngeli, Milano 2007; Vittorio Emiliani, Orfani e bastardi. Milano e l’Italia viste dal «Giorno», Donzelli, Roma 2009.

- Silvia Cavalli, Progetto «menabò» (1959-1967), Marsilio, Venezia 2017.

 

Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

- All the teaching material made available on AulaWeb.

- One book to choose from the following: «Il Giorno». Cinquant’anni di un quotidiano anticonformista, a cura di Ada Gigli Marchetti, FrancoAngeli, Milano 2007; Vittorio Emiliani, Orfani e bastardi. Milano e l’Italia viste dal «Giorno», Donzelli, Roma 2009.

- Silvia Cavalli, Progetto «menabò» (1959-1967), Marsilio, Venezia 2017.

- Two novels by Luciano Bianciardi to choose from the following: Il lavoro culturale, L’integrazione and La vita agra.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment (andrea.aveto@unige.it)

Exam Board

ANDREA AVETO (President)

ALESSANDRO FERRARO

ERMINIO RISSO (Substitute)

DARIO GATTIGLIA (Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures, with pc and projector, for a total of 60 hours.

LESSONS START

February 16th, 2021

ORARI

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

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CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE II (LM)

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam in the form of an interview with questions related to all the in-depth monographs.

Assessment methods

Expected knowledge and skills will be verified through an oral exam. The preparation will be considered adequate if the student demonstrates the ability to exhibit using a relevant terminology, will show that he understood the issues addressed during the lessons, will be able to independently apply the critical reflection on the proposed works, revealing that he was able to develop in a personal way the teaching content.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame riservato agli studenti che portano il programma 2019-20 o il programma di un a.a. precedente.
26/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
06/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Class attendance, although not mandatory, is strongly recommended.

All students are required to register on AulaWeb.