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.
FEMALE CHARACTERS AND VOICES FROM THE 1800s TO TODAY
Spanish literature of the contemporary era (historical context, texts, genres, movements and authors from the late 19th century to today). Analysis of the representation of the female figure in Spanish literature in prose, from the end of the 19th century to today; the course will focus on studying some female literary characters, as well as exploring the female point of view in writing, both literary and journalistic.
Part I - FEDERICA ZOPPI: Female figures of the late 19th century: characters and voices between literature and journalism. Themes: The end of the nineteenth century and realism: the novel by Galdós and its female characters, vehicle of a social story. Emilia Pardo Bazán: the literary and journalistic female point of view (with a look towards the costumbrista journalism of Romanticism). Modernism and the '98 generation; the avant-garde up to the civil war (the 1920s and surrealism; the generation of 27).
STRUMENTI E MANUALI
Felipe B. Pedraza [et al.], Las épocas de la literatura española, Ariel 2012
Fusi, Historia mínima de España, Madrid: Turner, 2012
Pérez Galdós, Benito, Misericordia (ed. Luciano García Lorenzo, Madrid: Cátedra, 1991, o altra edizione alternativa)
Other additional readings will be reported during the course and made available on Moodle.
Parte II – ANNA BOGNOLO: Voci femminili nel romanzo dal dopoguerra a oggi: Rosa Montero.
Themes: The Spanish Civil War and the postwar period. Francoism, the literature of exile, tremendousism, the generation of the 1950s; the 60s between repression and development. The crisis of the dictatorship and the democratic transition. Democracy and the crises of the 80's and 90's.
STRUMENTI E MANUALI
D. Manera et al., Letteratura spagnola contemporanea, Pearson 2020
Rosa Montero, Nosotras: historias de mujeres y algo más, Alfaguara, 2018 (SCELTA DI ARTICOLI)
Rosa Montero, La buena suerte, Alfaguara, 2020 (INTEGRALE)
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).
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