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Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

A.A. 2015/2016

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

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Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Semestrino IA Sep 28, 2015 Nov 14, 2015
Semestrino IB Nov 16, 2015 Jan 16, 2016
Semestrino IIA Feb 22, 2016 Apr 16, 2016
Semestrino IIB Apr 18, 2016 Jun 4, 2016
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale Jan 18, 2016 Feb 20, 2016
Sessione estiva Jun 6, 2016 Jul 30, 2016
Sessione autunnale Sep 1, 2016 Sep 30, 2016
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 5, 2016 Jul 6, 2016
Sessione autunnale Nov 22, 2016 Nov 23, 2016
Sessione invernale Apr 3, 2017 Apr 8, 2017
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2015 Nov 1, 2015
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2015 Dec 8, 2015
Vacanze di Natale Dec 23, 2015 Jan 6, 2016
Vancanze di Pasqua Mar 24, 2016 Mar 29, 2016
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2016 Apr 25, 2016
Festa dei Lavoratori May 1, 2016 May 1, 2016
Festa del S. Patrono S. Zeno May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2016 Jun 2, 2016
Vacanze estive Aug 8, 2016 Aug 15, 2016

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

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Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the students with an exhaustive overviewing of the Italian literary tradition (texts, contexts, methods, themes, forms and contents) from the Origins to the Unità (beginning part), and examining closely a definite historical period, by analysing directly representative authors or literary genres (advanced part).


• Basic knoledge of the texts and historical periods of the italian literary tradition
• Philological, stilistic, metrical, rhetorical, critical basic notions

• PARTE INTRODUTTIVA: the main phases and authors of the italian literary tradition from the Origini to the Unità, with analysis of exemplary texts
• PARTE PROGREDITA: Giacomo Leopardi prosatore: le Operette morali



1. G. TELLINI, Letteratura italiana. Un metodo di studio, Firenze, Le Monnier Università, 2011, pp. 3-336 (le prime due sezioni: Dalle Origini al Rinascimento e Dalla nuova scienza all’epica risorgimentale)

2. Anthology of some texts by the greatest Italian authors. The Anthology wil be put in e-learning of Verona University. The teacher will indicate the obligatory texts during the lessons.
Before their examination the students who will not attend lessons shall present the written list of the selected texts, otherwise they will be excluded from the examination.
These texts shall be picked out from everyone of the following books:
-DANTE ALIGHIERI, Divina Commedia: five cantos of the Divina Commedia between those of the Anthology
-FRANCESCO PETRARCA, Canzoniere: five poetries, of which at least one canzone
-GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, Decameron: five novelle
-NICOLÒ MACHIAVELLI: two chapters of the Principe e one scene of the Mandragola
-LUDOVICO ARIOSTO, Orlando furioso: one of the cantos of the Anthology
-TORQUATO TASSO, Gerusalemme liberata: one of the cantos of the Anthology
-CARLO GOLDONI: one act of a commedy
-GIUSEPPE PARINI: one ode or a passage of the Giorno
-VITTORIO ALFIERI: one act of the Mirra or an anthologic passage from the Vita
-UGO FOSCOLO: two sonnects or a selection from the Sepolcri
-GIACOMO LEOPARDI: three cantos and one of the Operette morali
-ALESSANDRO MANZONI: a poetry or a passage from the Promessi sposi.

• PARTE PROGREDITA: Giacomo Leopardi prosatore: le «Operette morali»
The bibliography is divided in Manuali, Testi, Saggi critici, Monografie critiche: except where expressly indicated (cfr. 4. Monografie critiche), all the here listed following ones shall be obligatorily studied. The Saggi critici will be given also in copies and/or on the "e-learning" of Verona University.

- G. TELLINI, Leopardi, Roma, Salerno, 2001

- GIACOMO LEOPARDI, Operette morali (una tra le edizioni consigliate: a c. di L. Melosi, Milano, Rizzoli, 2008; a c. di G. Ficara, Milano, Mondadori, 1988, a c. di C. Galimberti, Napoli, Guida, 1989)
- G. CONTINI, Antologia leopardiana, Firenze, Sansoni, 1997

- LUIGI BLASUCCI, Leopardi e i segnali dell’infinito, Bologna, il Mulino, 1985, pp. 165-226 (il saggio La posizione ideologica delle ‘Operette morali’)
- LIANA CELLERINO, Le ‘Operette morali’, in Letteratura italiana Einaudi, Le opere, III, Torino, Einaudi, 1995, pp. 303-354
- CARLA MOLINARI, Epistolario e «Operette morali»: tracce di un nuovo itinerario leopardiano, «Filologia e Critica», 1983, pp. 178-196

4. MONOGRAFIE CRITICHE (only one from the following ones)
- W. BINNI, Lettura delle «Operette morali», Genova, Marietti, 1987 (anche: Milano, Lampi di stampa, 1999)
- S. CAMPAILLA, La vocazione di Tristano. Storia interiore delle «Operette morali», Bologna, Pàtron, 1977
- G. CECCHETTI, Sulle «Operette morali». Tre studi con il poscritto sulla elaborazione di «I Canti», Roma, Bulzoni, 1978
- N. FABIO, L’entusiasmo della ragione. Studio sulle «Operette morali», Firenze, Le Lettere, 1995
- A. FERRARIS, La vita imperfetta. Le «Operette morali» di Giacomo Leopardi, Genova, Marietti, 1991
- B. MARTINELLI, Leopardi e la condizione dell’uomo, Pisa, Giardini, 2005
- G. POLIZZI, "Io sono quella che tu fuggi". Leopardi e la Natura, Roma, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2015
- «Quel libro senza uguali». Le «Operette morali» e il Novecento italiano, a c. di Novella Bellucci e Andrea Cortellessa, Roma, Bulzoni, 2000
- G. SANGIRARDI, Il libro dell’esperienza e il libro della sventura. Forme della mitografia filosofica nelle «Operette morali», Roma, Bulzoni, 2000
- F. SECCHIERI, Con leggerezza apparente. Etica e ironia nelle «Operette morali», Modena, Mucchi, 1992
- M. VITALE, La lingua della prosa di Giacomo Leopardi. Le «Operette morali», Firenze, La Nuova Italia, 1992

Analytical reading of the text; lessons setting text against its historical and cultural background; intertextual perspectives, etc.

Other didactic materials and bibliographical references will be given during the lessons. Introductions and appendixes being part of the program, students are requested to make use of the editions listed in bibliography.
Outlines of lessons, notes and other didactic materials will be brought in the digital platform “e-learning”: every student is due to consult it regularly also to have notices concerning the course and the organization of the lessons.


Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Contini, Gianfranco Antologia leopardiana Sansoni 1997
Tellini, Gino Leopardi Salerno 2001
Leopardi, Giacomo Operette morali Rizzoli 2008

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The oral examination evaluates a student’s overall preparation and the direct knowledge and analysis of texts and contents.

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