ANGLO-AMERICAN LITERATURE

ANGLO-AMERICAN LITERATURE

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Last update 29/11/2020 15:08
Code
68630
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/11
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to familiarize students with major trends of American culture and with important works in different genres (fiction, essay, drama, poetry, film). Students will learn how to analyze such works competently from a historical and generic perspective.

 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the completion of the course the student

- will have become familiar with major American historical and cultural developments, and with some major American writers and texts of the xxth century;

- will be able to interpret these developments in English and Italian with reference to  , poetry, art, fiction, music and literary theory;

- will be able to contextualize and analyze texts and documents of notable complexity and historical significance and describe their cultural and linguistic peculiarities.

Teaching methods

Lecture course. Three hours per week given in two classes (of 2 hours and 1 hour respectively).

LESSONS ARE IN ENGLISH.

For students who decide to come to lessons the attendance is mandatory for 28 hours out of 36 (75% of the couse). Attendance is checked through signatures. 

The course is composed of lectures as well as seminars. The latter will involve the active participation of students, who can engage in individual and/or group research and presentations.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The syllabus/content of the 2020-2021 course will be published in aulaweb

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The syllabus/content of the 2020-2021 course will be published in aulaweb

 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Office hours by appointment. Please send a message to paola.nardi@unige.it

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lecture course. Three hours per week given in two classes (of 2 hours and 1 hour respectively).

LESSONS ARE IN ENGLISH.

For students who decide to come to lessons the attendance is mandatory for 28 hours out of 36 (75% of the couse). Attendance is checked through signatures. 

The course is composed of lectures as well as seminars. The latter will involve the active participation of students, who can engage in individual and/or group research and presentations.

LESSONS START

Second semester, February 2021, the precise date will be posted in aulaweb at the end of January 2021.

 

EXAMS

Exam description

For students who will attend the course the evaluation will be based on both to their active participation in the lessons (25%) and the final exam (75%)

For the other students the evaluation will be based entirely on the final exam.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

The course is in English, three hourts per week in two session s of 2+1 hour. A fair knowledge of U.S. culture and literature is a porerìquisite. Erasmus students are welcome.