The present Course will consist of the reading and critical analysis of selected texts, belonging to the core canon of the Italian Literature. Such texts will be of high eminence, both from the artistic and historic point of view, and especially in relation with the establishment of the Italian national identity.
Authors: Belcari, Lorenzo de' Medici, Angelo Poliziano, Luigi Pulci, Girolamo Savonarola.
Analiysis and commentary of the texts and their historical context.
KNOWLEDGE: peculiarities of the cultural sector actors; the role of cultural organizations in the literary context.
SKILLS: Understanding cultural, historical and literary context.
A good knowledge of the Italian Language.
Type of Assessment
The examination will be oral. During the test the student must demonstrate: a) to know the arguments relating to the course and to understand the main conceptual categories; b) to express their views with appropriate language and knowledge of technical terminology used; c) to discuss the topics addressed with appropriate references.
Course Title: La letteratura laurenziana (1465-1492).
Historical cultural introduction.
Presentation of the authors.
Analysis of texts