20710215 - Spanish Literature I

One of the main aims of this Course of Study is to provide students with advanced knowledge of two foreign literatures related to the two languages of their choice, paying special attention to intercultural and transcultural dynamics. The course also aims at refining their ability to interpret cultural phenomena, using the tools and methodologies of literary, cultural and historical analysis.
Spanish Literature I is among the characterizing activities of the "Foreign Literatures" area. It provides the student with initial knowledge and understanding of the Spanish literary culture through the reading of exemplary texts analysed paying special attention to intercultural dynamics. It helps students discover the tools and methodologies of literary, cultural and historical analysis.
At the end of the module, students will be able to read and understand literary texts in the original language employing the analytical methods and tools they will have learned in class; furthermore, they will possess the necessary communicative skills to re-elaborate the acquired disciplinary contents.

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PEZZINI SARA

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Mutuazione: 20710215 Letteratura spagnola I in Lingue e letterature per la comunicazione interculturale L-11 Per LMLC e altri CDS PEZZINI SARA

Programme

Spanish Literature I (for L11 Course of Study)
Course leader: Sara Pezzini (A-L, Semester II), Simone Trecca (M-Z, Semester I)
Credits: 6

Description of course

The student will be introduced to the study of Spanish culture and literature. In particular, this course will explore the presence of love and death among the literary genders and through diverse epochs, by the study and analysis of some of the most representative texts of the Spanish literature.

TEXTS:
• F. de Rojas, La Celestina, introduzione di C. Samonà, Milano, BUR (no other edition should be used) ;
• Garcilaso de la Vega, Egloga I (provided by the professors);
• Federico García Lorca, Nozze di sangue, edizione di E. Pittarello, Venezia, Marsilio (no other edition should be used).
• Poetry anthology from Classicism to the 27th Generation (provided by the professors);
• Anthology of the Mith of Don Juan from its origins to Modern Decadentism (extracts from Tirso de Molina, José de Espronceda, José Zorrilla, Ramón del Valle-Inclán), provided by the teachers.

CRITICS AND NOTIONS OF LITERARY HISTORY:

• Carlos Alvar, José Carlos Mainer, Rosa Navarro, Storia della letteratura spagnola. Vol. I, Torino, Einaudi (only some parts);
• F. Antonucci, Il Novecento letterario spagnolo: percorsi, Pisa, ETS (only some parts);
• The introductions of the indicated editions;
• Cesare Segre, “Analisi concettuale della I Egloga di Garcilaso”, provided by the teachers;
• Other bibliographic materials (provided by the teachers).


EXPECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

A) Historical, literary and culture skills
Spanish culture of The Golden Age (poetry and theatre)
Spanish culture of Romanticism and Modernism (poetry, theatre and narrative)
Spanish culture in the Age of Avant-garde (poetry and theatre)
Evolution of Spanish society
Gender roles and functions in Spanish society (evolution)

B) THEMATIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Love and death in light of the concept of “tragicómico”
Love and death from a tragical perpective
Love and death from a romantic perpective
Love and death from the Decadentism perspective

C) METHODOLOGICAL SKILLS
Methodology for social and cultural approaches
Methodology for literary approaches
Methodology bases for the analysis of literary texts.


Core Documentation

See "TEXTS" section.

Type of delivery of the course

36 hours of lessons. Note: in the event that emergency restrictions due to the pandemic situation are in place, the course will be done through videoconferences (software required: Microsoft TEAMS)

Attendance

For attending students active participation is required. Mid-semester works, written and oral, will be assigned by the professor. For non-attending students a specific program will be provided. The student should contact the professor, at least two months before the date of the exam, in order to receive the instructions of the course.

Type of evaluation

Oral exam at the end of the course. Note: in the event that emergency restrictions due to the pandemic situation are in place, the exams will be done through videoconferences (software required: Microsoft TEAMS)

PEZZINI SARA

teacher profile | teaching materials

Mutuazione: 20710215 Letteratura spagnola I in Lingue e letterature per la comunicazione interculturale L-11 Per LMLC e altri CDS PEZZINI SARA

Programme

Spanish Literature I (for L11 Course of Study)
Course leader: Sara Pezzini (A-L, Semester II), Simone Trecca (M-Z, Semester I)
Credits: 6

Description of course

The student will be introduced to the study of Spanish culture and literature. In particular, this course will explore the presence of love and death among the literary genders and through diverse epochs, by the study and analysis of some of the most representative texts of the Spanish literature.

TEXTS:
• F. de Rojas, La Celestina, introduzione di C. Samonà, Milano, BUR (no other edition should be used) ;
• Garcilaso de la Vega, Egloga I (provided by the professors);
• Federico García Lorca, Nozze di sangue, edizione di E. Pittarello, Venezia, Marsilio (no other edition should be used).
• Poetry anthology from Classicism to the 27th Generation (provided by the professors);
• Anthology of the Mith of Don Juan from its origins to Modern Decadentism (extracts from Tirso de Molina, José de Espronceda, José Zorrilla, Ramón del Valle-Inclán), provided by the teachers.

CRITICS AND NOTIONS OF LITERARY HISTORY:

• Carlos Alvar, José Carlos Mainer, Rosa Navarro, Storia della letteratura spagnola. Vol. I, Torino, Einaudi (only some parts);
• F. Antonucci, Il Novecento letterario spagnolo: percorsi, Pisa, ETS (only some parts);
• The introductions of the indicated editions;
• Cesare Segre, “Analisi concettuale della I Egloga di Garcilaso”, provided by the teachers;
• Other bibliographic materials (provided by the teachers).


EXPECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

A) Historical, literary and culture skills
Spanish culture of The Golden Age (poetry and theatre)
Spanish culture of Romanticism and Modernism (poetry, theatre and narrative)
Spanish culture in the Age of Avant-garde (poetry and theatre)
Evolution of Spanish society
Gender roles and functions in Spanish society (evolution)

B) THEMATIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Love and death in light of the concept of “tragicómico”
Love and death from a tragical perpective
Love and death from a romantic perpective
Love and death from the Decadentism perspective

C) METHODOLOGICAL SKILLS
Methodology for social and cultural approaches
Methodology for literary approaches
Methodology bases for the analysis of literary texts.


Core Documentation

See "TEXTS" section.

Type of delivery of the course

36 hours of lessons. Note: in the event that emergency restrictions due to the pandemic situation are in place, the course will be done through videoconferences (software required: Microsoft TEAMS)

Attendance

For attending students active participation is required. Mid-semester works, written and oral, will be assigned by the professor. For non-attending students a specific program will be provided. The student should contact the professor, at least two months before the date of the exam, in order to receive the instructions of the course.

Type of evaluation

Oral exam at the end of the course. Note: in the event that emergency restrictions due to the pandemic situation are in place, the exams will be done through videoconferences (software required: Microsoft TEAMS)