UCJIOPBP12 An Overview of Italian Literature 1

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Táňa Pavlíková Alešová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Táňa Pavlíková Alešová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Táňa Pavlíková Alešová, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The cycle of lectures and seminars is dedicated to an overview of Italian literature from the 13th to the 18th century. The lectures aim to characterize a period from a literary, historical and social point of view and to present the main authors of the period. The seminars focus on an analysis of a series of texts.
Learning outcomes
The students have a general knowledge of the main trends of the Italian literature from the 13th to the 18th century, they can place the most important Italian authors and their works in the literary and historical context, thay can subject a literary text to a formal and content analysis.
  • 1. Le origini della letteratura italiana, la letteratura religiosa e didattica del Duecento, Francesco d’Assisi 2. Le origini della poesia d’arte: dalla Scuola siciliana al Dolce stil nuovo 3. Dante Alighieri e la “Divina commedia” 4. I classici del Trecento: Francesco Petrarca 5. I classici del Trecento: Giovanni Boccaccio 6. Il Quattrocento e l’umanesimo: la nascita delle Accademie, la corte di Lorenzo de’ Medici 7. Il primo Cinquecento e il classicismo rinascimentale 8. Il secondo Cinquecento e il manierismo, Torquato Tasso 9. Il Seicento e il barocco 10. Il primo Settecento: il periodo dell’Arcadia e Carlo Goldoni 11. Il secondo Settecento: l’illuminismo, Parini e Alfieri 12. Tra il Settecento e l’Ottocento: il neoclassicismo e il preromanticismo, Monti e Foscolo 13. Revisione
    required literature
  • Špička, J. a kol. Letteratura italiana del Medioevo e del Rinascimento. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2014.
  • Segre, C., Martignoni, C., Leggere il mondo. Vol. I-V, Milano: Mondadori, 2001.
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars.
Assessment methods
Attendance min. 70 %, homework, oral exam after the course An overview of Italian literature 2.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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