ENGLISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE

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Code
65277
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
12 credits during the 1st year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/10
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES)
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This 12-credit course consists of two modules (6 credits each): one is taught in the first year of LM 37-38 (for all first year students), and the other in the second year (just for the Modern literatures curriculum). For 2021-2022 syllabuses see 65278 Letteratura e cultura inglese Mod. 1 (Prof. Villa) and 65279 Letteratura e cultura inglese Mod. 2 (Prof. Michelucci).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

MA literary courses involve lectures and workshops; they aim to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of aspects/moments in the history of British literature and culture from the Renaissance to the present age. Students will also learn and discuss all the critical and theoretical issues involved in the establishment of the literary canon and in its recent revisions.

PREREQUISITES

  • a general knowledge of British literary history, its periodization and main lines of development
  • an advanced knowledge of the English language (C1)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: All information and updates on Prof. Villa's office hours are to be found on her departmental webpage: https://lingue.unige.it/node/775

Exam Board

LUISA VILLA (President)

LAURA COLOMBINO

STEFANIA MICHELUCCI (President Substitute)

DENYS EDWARD JONES (Substitute)

ANNA SBORGI (Substitute)

LESSONS

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Please see the exam description in each module.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Students will be asked to demonstrate their knowledge of primary texts and critical bibliography, their understanding of cultural and theoretical issues and their ability to analyse and contextualise extracts from literary texts. Their ability to use English effectively will also be taken into account. 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/01/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale Appello ordinario (prof. Villa) per i programmi 20-21 (Late Victorian Shorter Fiction) e 21-22 (Celebrity...). APPELLO ORALE SU TEAMS.
08/02/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale Appello ordinario (prof. Villa) per i programmi 20-21 (Late Victorian Shorter Fiction) e 21-22 (Celebrity...). AULA E (Polo Didattico, Via delle Fontane). Presentarsi all'appello muniti di documento di identità.
06/06/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale Appello ordinario (prof. Villa) per il programma 21-22 (Celebrity...). AULA E (Polo Didattico, Via delle Fontane). Presentarsi all'appello muniti di documento di identità.
29/06/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale Appello ordinario (prof. Villa) per i programmi 21-22 (Celebrity...). AULA E (Polo Didattico, Via delle Fontane). Presentarsi all'appello muniti di documento di identità.
12/09/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale Appello ordinario (prof. Villa) per il programma 21-22 (Celebrity...). AULA B (Polo Didattico, Via delle Fontane). Presentarsi all'appello muniti di documento di identità.
27/09/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale Appello ordinario (prof. Villa) per il programma 21-22 (Celebrity...). AULA 11 (Albergo dei Poveri). Presentarsi all'appello muniti di documento di identità.
18/01/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale Via Teams se a distanza., con inizio appello ore 8.00 Se in presenza Aula E con inizio ore 14.00
08/02/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale Su Teams se a distanza con inizio alle ore 8.00. Se in presenza aula F con inizio ore 9.00.