Italian literature IV

Course Information
TitleΙΤΑΛΙΚΗ ΛΟΓΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ ΙV / Italian literature IV
Title in ItalianLetteratura Italiana 4
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006660

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

Registered students: 201
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses746

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
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 history of Italian literature from its beginnings to Humanism
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Detailed presentation of the most important representatives and currents of the literature of the centuries we focus on, with parallel references to the European literary context. Critical reading of the works of the authors we study.
Dante, Humanism, Petrarca, Boccaccio
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Reading Assigment682.7
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.4
Written assigments200.8
Student Assessment
Based on the learning objectives, the teaching methods and the content of the course, we evaluate the student's knowledge of the history of Italian literature.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
M.Santagata, L.Carocci, A.Casadei, M.Tavoni, "I tre libri di letteratura" vol 1, Laterza, Bari-Roma 2010
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