Methodology of philological recearch

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΦΙΛΟΛΟΓΙΚΗΣ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ / Methodology of philological recearch
Title in ItalianMetodologia della ricerca filologica
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006624

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

Registered students: 96
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses536

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • 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
Students should be familiar with the methodology of philological research as a critical field of the wider philological discipline. At the same time, students make acquaintance with the total of Italian literature, through a coarse-obviously- presentation of it. Lastly, they are initiated to the composition of scientific papers through a specific guidance regarding a paper's form, as well as content.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Aim of the course is to point; a. the complicated pursuits of the philological thought, in order to be applied on the study of texts, mainly literary texts, b. the ways through which philologically based knowledge of a text can be attempted, c. the study of cultural contexts and relevant codes, d. some instructions for the study of critical editions and e. the manner for formulating a scientific paper, according to the mentioned parameters.
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment753
Student Assessment
Students present a written paper in PowerPoint format in class and then, for their final assessmen, in text format (Word/PDF). For those students who are unable to attend the weekly classroom meetings, in addition to those mentioned in point 1, an oral examination is also provided.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
N. Gardini, Per una biblioteca indispensabile, Einaudi, Torino 2011 σε μετάφραση Κων. Γερ. Ευαγγέλου, Μια απαραίτητη βιβλιοθήκη, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016
Additional bibliography for study
H. Bloom, Πώς και γιατί διαβάζουμε, Παραφερνάλια-Τυπωθήτω, Αθήνα 2004, μτφρ. Κ. Ταβαρτζόγλου R. E. Scholes, Η Δύναμη του Κειμένου, Παραφερνάλια-Τυπωθήτω, Αθήνα 2005, μτφρ. Ζωή Κ. Μπέλλα K. M. Newton, Η λογοτεχνική θεωρία του Εικοστού αιώνα - Ανθολόγιο κειμένων, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο 2014 G. M. Anselmi, Itinerari nella letteratura italiana Da Dante al Web, Carocci, Roma 2013 A. Berardinelli, Non incoraggiate il romanzo, i nodi Marsilio, Venezia 2011 A. Bernardelli - R. Ceserani, Il testo narrativo, il Mulino, Bologna 2005 F. Brioschi - C. Di Girolamo - M. Fusillo, Introduzione alla letteratura, Carocci, Roma 2013 L. Chines - C. Varotti, Che cos’è un testo letterario, Carocci, Roma 2017 U. Eco, Come si fa una tesi di laurea, Tascabili Bompiani, Milano 1989 G. Mazzoni, Teoria del romanzo, il Mulino, Bologna 2011 F. Muzzioli, L’analisi del testo letterario, Empirìa, Roma 2012 V. Spinazzola, Tirature Le emozioni romancesche, il Saggiatore Mondadori, Milano 2013
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