GREEK LITERATURE AND ITS MODERN RECEPTION

Lettere GREEK LITERATURE AND ITS MODERN RECEPTION

0312600085
DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
ARTS
2020/2021

YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2015
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANCIENT GREEK LITERATURE (WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE MEANING AND FUNCTION OF LITERARY GENRES) THROUGH THE READING OF TEXTS OF THE MAIN AUTHORS IN ITALIAN TRANSLATION
- KNOWLEDGE OF THE HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT IN WHICH GREEK LITERARY TEXTS ARE PRODUCED
- UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE EXERCISED BY ANCIENT GREEK LITERATURE IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
- KNOWLEDGE OF THE MAIN FORMS IN WHICH THE RECEPTION OF GREEK CULTURE IN LITERATURE AND MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART HAS DEVELOPED
ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- UNDERSTAND AND ANALYZE A GREEK TEXT IN ITALIAN TRANSLATION
- PLACE A GREEK TEXT WITHIN THE LITERARY KIND TO WHICH IT BELONGS AND THE CONTEXT IN WHICH IT WAS PRODUCED
- UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE GREEK TEXTS AND THEIR RE-PROCESSINGS AND RE-WRITINGS IN THE MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY AGE
- IDENTIFY AND UNDERSTAND REFERENCES TO GREEK CULTURE IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
- TO HAVE A FIRST CRITICAL APPROACH TO GREEK LITERARY TEXTS AND THEIR SHOOTINGS IN A MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY AGE
- COMMUNICATE WITH CLEARNESS AND LANGUAGE PROPERTIES THE RESULTS EMERGED FROM THE ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF LITERARY TEXTS.
Prerequisites
NONE. NO PRELIMINARY KNOWLEDGE OF GREEK LANGUAGE IS REQUIRED
Contents
1)
MAIN TOPIC: WOMEN IN THE ATRIDIAN SAGA. FROM AESCHILO'S ORESTEA TO MARGUERITE YOURCENAR.
-READING (IN ITALIAN TRANSLATION) AND COMMENT FROM THE ORESTEA OF ESCHILO (EPISODES ONLY).
_ READING (IN TRANSLATION ITALY) AND COMMENTARY ON
A) M. YOURCENAR, CLITENNESTRA OR DEL CRIME. (FROM 'FIREWORKS').
B) M. YOURCENAR, ELETTRA OR THE FALL OF THE MASKS
[HOURS OF LESSON: 20]
2)
THE CHARACTER OF ELETTRA BETWEEN ANCIENT AND MODERN: FROM THE GREEK THEATER TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
[HOURS OF LESSON: 5]
3)
FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERS OF THE 5TH CENTURY THEATER BC (TRAGEDY COMEDY AND SATIRISH DRAMA)
[HOURS OF LESSON: 5]
Teaching Methods
LESSONS ARE CONDUCTED WITH A SEMINARIAN AND PARTICIPATED METHOD, WITH FURTHER INFORMATION AND CLASS DISCUSSIONS ON THE MAIN HISTORICAL-INTERPRETATIVE PROBLEMS. DISPENSE WILL BE SUPPLIED ON THE MOST IMPORTANT TEXTS. - EXECUTIVE ACTIVITIES FOR THE EXERCISE OF READING, TRANSLATION AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE GREEK TEXT IN THE HALL - ARE INTENDED LECTURES AND SEMINARS OF INSIGHT HELD BY STUDIOSIS EXPERTS OF CERTAIN ARGUMENTS SUBJECT OF STUDY WITH THE COMPRESENCE IN THE CLASSROOM OF THE PROFESSOR.
Verification of learning
THE EXAM IS AN ORAL DISCUSSION AND IT IS AIMED TO VERIFY:
- KNOWLEDGE OF THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF GREEK LITERATURE
- ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND THE GREEK TEXTS PROVIDED IN ITALIAN TRANSLATION
- ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND COMMENT MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY WORKS EXAMINED DURING THE COURSE AND TO INDICATE THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE GREEK TEXTS.
Texts
1)
M. P. PATTONI, E. MEDDA, L. BATTEZZATO, ESCHILO. ORESTEA, CON INTRODUZIONE DI V. DI BENEDETTO, MILANO, RIZZOLI 2010.
MARGUERITE YOURCENAR, FUOCHI / ; TRADUZIONE DI MARIA LUISA SPAZIANI, MILANO, TASCABILI BOMPIANI 2008.
ELETTRA. VARIAZIONI SUL MITO, A C. DI G. AVEZZÙ, VENEZIA, MARSILIO 2002.
2) G. MASTROMARCO - P. TOTARO, STORIA DEL TEATRO GRECO, FIRENZE, LE MONNIER 2008.
3) F. CONDELLO, ELETTRA. STORIA DI UN MITO, ROMA, CAROCCI, 2010.
More Information
- STUDENTS WHO ARE PLANNING TO ACCESS THE EXAM WITHOUT ATTENDING CLASSES ARE KINDLY REQUIRED TO CONTACT THE TEACHER WELL IN ADVANCE TO THE EXAMINATION DATE, IN ORDER TO BUILD THEIR OWN PROGRAMME.
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