Italian Literature II

Course Information
TitleΙΤΑΛΙΚΗ ΛΟΓΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ ΙΙ / Italian Literature II
Title in ItalianLetteratura Italiana II
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006614

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 166
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses636

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The basic objective of the lectures is for the undergraduates to gain adequate knowledge of the italian literature of the 18th and 19th century and to develop judgmental capabilities of understanding a text as well as the historical-literary output of the period, the ideological, literary and cultural frame that they belong to.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Study of the 18th and 19th century literature (history-text). A special emphasis is given to the periods of Arcadism and Illuminism, poetical period of neoclassicism, period of pre romanticism, classicism, to the movements of romanticism and Verismo. Texts of noted anthological creators such as Goldoni, Parini, Alfieri, Foscolo, Manzoni, Leopardi, Verga, Carducci etc are being studied.
Study of the 18th and 19th century literature (history-text).
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Final written and oral exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Giulio Muoni, Η φιλελληνική λογοτεχνία στον ιταλικό Ρομαντισμό,University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2016. Ada Boubara, Elementi essenziali del panorama letterario italiano,University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2016.
Additional bibliography for study
M. Pazzaglia, Scrittori e critici della letteratura italiana. Antologia con pagine critiche e un profilo di storia letteraria. Vol.3, Zanichelli, Boligna 1993. G. Petronio, L’ attività letteraria in Italia, Palumbo, Firenze 1990. G. Feroni, Profilo Storico della Letteratura italiana, Einaudi, Torino,1991. Marco Santagata - Laura Carotti - Alberto Casadei - Mirko Tavoni, I tre libri di letteratura, vol. 2. Settecento-Ottocento, Laterza Edizioni Scolastiche Roma-Bari, 2009.
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