Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-LIN/05 - SPANISH LITERATURE
II semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Feb 14, 2022 al May 28, 2022.
The course aims at providing students of the Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce with an adequate knowledge of the Spanish culture of different periods, focusing on its literary, historical, geographical and anthropological aspects. At the end of the course, students will acquire a sound knowledge of the issues covered by the module (historical and cultural context, main writers/texts/movements/genres of the period examined). With regard to the applied and communication skills, students will be able to critically comment the primary texts listed in the syllabus, in relation both to their historical and cultural context and literary specificities, as well as to express the acquired knowlegde in a clear and consistent way.
Cintemporary Spanish literature (historical context, texts, genres, movements and authors from the XIX and XX centuries).
The course will be held in Italian and Spanish. At the end, the student must be able to express himself in Spanish at a basic level (level A2, in view of achieving level B1).
Part I: Spanish Romanticism; the second half of the XIX century and the age of the novel; the Decadent movement and the Avant-garde; Modernism and the Generation of '98; the Avant-garde up to the civil war (the 20s and Surrealism; the Generation of 27; the postwar period between the 40s and 50s.
Pedraza Jiménez, Felipe B. [et al.], Las épocas de la literatura española, Barcelona: Ariel 2012
Fusi, Juan Pablo, Historia mínima de España, Madrid: Turner, 2012
Rodríguez Cacho, Lina, Manual de historia de la literatura española 2. Siglos XVIII al XX, Barcelona: Castalia
Any additional materials will be made available on Moodle.
Part II: A journey through the evolution of the contemporary Spanish novel: Galdós, Unamuno and Cela.
Pérez Galdós, Benito, Misericordia (ed. Luciano García Lorenzo, Madrid: Cátedra, 1991, or other edition available)
Unamuno, Miguel de, San Manuel Bueno, mártir (ed. Mario Valdés, Madrid: Cátedra, 2003, or other edition available)
Cela, Camilo José, La familia de Pascual Duarte (Barcelona: Destino, 1973, or other edition available)
Any additional readings will made available on Moodle.
Visualizza la bibliografia con Leganto, strumento che il Sistema Bibliotecario mette a disposizione per recuperare i testi in programma d'esame in modo semplice e innovativo.
Oral exam at the end of the course.