JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION 3

L-OR/22 - 9 CFU - Annual Tuition

Teaching Staff

PAOLO VILLANI
Email: pvillani@unict.it
Office: monastero dei benedettini, ct
Phone: 328.7694983
Office Hours: avvisi su bacheca docente
PAOLO LA MARCA
Email: paolo.lamarca@gmail.com


Learning Objectives

Module A (prof. Villani)

Reading Japanese fiction.

 

Module B (prof. La Marca)

The course is aimed to deepen the students’ knowledge of Japanese Contemporary Literature with a focus on mobile novel.


Course Structure

Frontal instruction.

Translations of passages from various Japanese novels.



Detailed Course Content

Module A

Original excerpts from the works of R. Akutagawa, Y. Mishima, T. Miyamoto and H. Murakami.

 

Module B

Theory and practice of translation (of literary and non-literary texts).



Textbook Information

Module A

Original excerpts from the works of R. Akutagawa, Y. Mishima, T. Miyamoto and H. Murakami.

 

Module B

Bungakukai, 2008, Tokyo, Bungeishunjū, January Issue.

Calvetti Paolo, Keitai shōsetsu: Mobile Phone Novels. Is it True that New Technologies Are Changing the Japanese Language?, in P. Calvetti e M. Mariotti (a cura di), Contemporary Japan: Challenges for a World Economic Power in Transition, Ca’ Foscari Digital Publishing, Venezia 2015, pp. 203-218.

Hayamizu Kenrō, Keitai shōsetsuteki. “Sai yankīka” jidai no shōjotachi, Tōkyō, Harashobō, 2008.

Honda Tōru, Naze keitai shōsetsu wa ureru no ka, Tōkyō, Soft Bank Shinsho, 2008.

La Marca Paolo, Pop Generation - La letteratura giapponese ai tempi del cellulare, Reggio Calabria, Falzea, 2020.

La Marca Paolo, Da Murasaki a Purple: il Genji monogatari riletto in chiave moderna da Setouchi Jakuchō, in Illuminazioni –Rivista di Lingua, Letteratura e Comunicazione, n.34, 2015, pp. 115-138.

 

Selected pages from the following works:

Yoshi, Deep Love – Ayu no monogatari, Tokyo, Starts Shuppan, 2003.

Yoshi, Tsubasa no oreta tenshitachi, Tokyo, Futabasha, 2006.

Mika, Koizora, Tokyo, Starts Shuppan, 2006.

Mei, Akai ito, Tokyo, Goma books, 2007.

Rin, Moshi mo kimi ga, Tokyo, Goma books, 2007.

Kiki, Atashi kanojo, Tokyo, Starts Shuppan, 2009.

Chaco, Tenshi ga kureta mono, Tokyo, Stars Shuppan, 2005.

 

Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.




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