32603 - Romance Philology 2 (2nd cycle)

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  • Teacher Patrizia Caraffi

  • Credits 6

  • SSD L-FIL-LET/09

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Modern, Post-Colonial and Comparative Literatures (cod. 0981)

  • Course Timetable from Feb 08, 2022 to Apr 28, 2022

SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Gender equality Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The student deepens his knowledge of the philological method and Romance literature of the Middle Ages through the "close reading" of a choice of texts. He/She acquires awareness, even theoretical, of the Alterity and Modernity of Medieval literature.

Course contents

How to tragically kill a woman. Gender-based violence in the Middle Ages.

The course will address the unresolved issue of gender-based violence in some exemplary texts of Medieval Romance Literature.

COURSE TIMETABLE, from February, 8th, 2022:

Tuesday 15.30-17.00 FICLIT

Thursday 17.15-18.45 FICLIT

Readings/Bibliography

Primary sources:

A)

Maria di Francia, Lais, Carocci: "I due innamorati", "L'usignolo", "Il frassino" (available online)

Chrétien de Troyes, Philomena (available online)

La fille du Comte de Ponthieu (available online)

La virago evirata/ La dame escoilee, Ledizioni.

Boccaccio, Decameron, a cura di A. Quondam, M. Fiorilla, G. Alfano, BUR Classici: Proemio, Introduzione alla I giornata; le novelle II, 7 (Alatiel), II, 9 (Bernabò da Genova), IV, 1 (Tancredi), IV, 5 (Elisabetta), IV, 9 (Guglielmo Rossiglione), V, 8 (Nastagio), X, 10 (Griselda) Online in: Decameron Web’ https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Italian_Studies/dweb/ oppure in ‘Biblioteca Italiana’http://www.bibliotecaitaliana.it/

 

Two tests of your choice between:

Chrétien de Troyes, Erec e Enide, Carocci

Philippe de Remi, La Manekine, edizioni dell'Orso

Heldris di Cornovaglia, Il romanzo di Silence

Juan de Flores, Grisel y Mirabella (available online)

Juan Rodríguez del Padrón, Schiavo d'amore, Carocci

Libro de Apolonio, Carocci

  

B)  Bibliography of Secondary texts (essays, articles, volumes).

In progress

C)

 CONFERENCES: schedules will be published on the teacher's web site page.

 




Teaching methods

Lessons, seminars and conferences given by external scholars.

It is strongly recommended to attend the lessons; non attending students are bound to prepare extra texts readings.

Assessment methods

Oral examination

Teaching tools

Multimedia devices

Office hours

See the website of Patrizia Caraffi