L-LIN/05 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

The course has the purpose of: 1) to promote and/or to improve the study of the Spanish literature furnishing critical tools of close examination and analysis; 2) to activate in students an historical and literary awareness related to the literary genres, to the authors and the most meaningful texts of the period of the gold centuries; 3) to develop the ability of critical reading of literary texts in Spanish language. Besides being fundamental element for a direct knowledge of the different authors and literary phenomena, the texts will also constitute an essential aid for the improvement of the linguistic competences.

Detailed Course Content

The course is divided in two sections: A) general section, which concerns the study of the main features of literary periods and movements and selected (major) authors. B) In-depth analysis of Don Quijote.

Textbook Information

A) C. Alvar, J.-C. Mainer - R. Navarro, Storia della letteratura spagnola, Torino, Einaudi, ultima ed., vol. I, Parte seconda (pp. 191-369).

In alternativa:

Jean Canavaggio, Historia de la literatura spañola. El siglo XVI, Ariel, Barcelona 1994 (pp. 288).

L. Chines - C. Varotti, Cos’è un testo letterario, Roma, Carocci, 2015 (pp. 144).

Antologia della letteratura spagnola. Vol. II I secoli d’oro, a cura di Luciana Gentili, Giuseppe Mazzocchi, Jesús Sepúlveda, LED, Torino 1997 (pp. 17-23; 26-32; 35-38; 42-48; 52-63; 67-74; 124-136; 145-165; 208-210; 244-252; 256-260; 306-312; 325-334; 396-421;433-457; 479-506; 531-538) María de Zayas de Sotomayor (i brani saranno caricati su Studium)


B) Lettura e commento del Don Quijote (i brani oggetto di analisi saranno caricati su studium)


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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