Short history of Italian Literature

Course Information
TitleΣΥΝΟΠΤΙΚΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΙΤΑΛΙΚΗΣ ΛΟΓΟΤΕΧΝΙΑΣ / Short history of Italian Literature
Title in ItalianShort history of Italian Literature
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006612

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

Registered students: 115
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses216

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
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
Language of Instruction
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 11251 Introdution to literary analysis
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is to give to the students knowledge on the history of Italian literature, the main literary movements and major Italian writers.
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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)
General analysis of the most important periods of the Italian Literature and presentation of the greatest writers and their works.
history of italian literature, italian literature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 Assigment301.2
Written assigments401.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. G. Ferroni, Profilo storico della letteratura italiana, Torino, Einaudi, 1991.
Additional bibliography for study
G. M. Anselmi, Itinerari nella letteratura italiana Da Dante al Web, Carocci, Roma 2013 F. Brioschi - C. Di Girolamo - M. Fusillo, Introduzione alla letteratura, Carocci, Roma 2013 V. Spinazzola, Tirature Le emozioni romancesche, il Saggiatore Mondadori, Milano 2013
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