On completion of the course, students will be able to:
- explain and discuss old Italian literary history and its most representative authors and genres
- reflect on literary works and place them in literary, historical and cultural contexts, as well as in a wider comparative European perspective
- apply literary terminology, concepts and theories
- analyse and discuss scientific essays
- in a manner that is stylistically adequate, write a short literary argumentative essay in Italian using established literary concepts with confidence.
Active participation in discussions, a final written examination and a short essay.
Forms of Study
To achieve the grade of VG for the whole course, students must achieve VG in modules 2 and 3.
Reporting of grades:
Module 1: Active Participation in Discussions - 1.5 cr
Module 2: Final Written Examination - 2.5 cr
Module 3: Short Essay - 3.5 cr
- Italian B: Grammar and Written Production, 7.5 credits, Italian B: Oral Proficiency and Cultural Knowledge, 7.5 credits, Italian B: History of Literature with Text Analysis, 7.5 credits and Italian B: The Italian Language - Past and Present, 7.5 credits, or equivalent knowledge
Teaching is web-based using a learning platform and digital tools. Students require a computer with a sound card and internet connection, a headset with microphone and a stand alone web camera.