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Exercises on Italian Literature

3 ECTS credits
75 h study time

Offer 2 with catalog number 1021004BNR for all students in the 2nd semester at a (B) Bachelor - advanced level.

Information about this course is applicable on academic year 2017-2018.

Semester
2nd semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Impossible
Grading method

Grading (scale from 0 to 20)

Can retake in second session
Yes
Enrollment requirements
Studenten die dit opleidingsonderdeel willen opnemen, moeten geslaagd zijn voor 'Introduzione agli studi italianistici: letteratura' . Studenten die ingeschreven zijn in een verkort programma kunnen dit opleidingsonderdeel zo opnemen.
Taught in
Italian
Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Responsible organisation
Linguistics and Literary Studies
Educational Team:
Activities and contact hours
  • 26 contact hours Lecture
  • 38 contact hours Independent or External Form of Study
Course content

Predominately a reading of classic Italian authors, from the 14th to 20th century.

-    14th century: Dante Alighieri, "Commedia" (extracts) and narrative poetry.

-    19th-20th century: literary work to be determined at the start of the academic year.

 

Course material
  • Practical course material (Required): "Commedia. Inferno", D. ALIGHIERI, Garzanti, 9788811582748, 2014
Additional info



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The seminars will also include four hours given by an international guest lecturer. 

 

Programme Objectives

General competencies

The students can characterize and analyse classic Italian literature from a linguistic, rhetorical, metrical or narratological and thematic perspective.

Grading

The final grade is composed based on the following categories:

  • Oral Exam determines 40% of the final mark.
  • Written Exam determines 50% of the final mark.
  • Practical Exam determines 10% of the final mark.

Within the Oral Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

Texts, personal reading with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 40% of the final mark.

Note: Closed questions about the texts covered in the lectures. Open questions and comprehension questions about individual reading. The material that is assessed in the written examination, will not be covered extensively in the oral examination. There is the possibility that a question is asked for brief clarification of a passage from this written examination.

Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

Texts, exercises(papers) with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 50% of the final mark.

Note: The written examination will cover about a third of the texts and assignments, discussed in the seminars. The material that is assessed in the written examination, will not be covered in the oral examination, except for a few questions for clarification.

Within the Practical Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

Preparation and collaboration with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 10% of the final mark.

Note: A separate written submission is required for two thirds of the assignment for this unit. They are not part of the material assessed in the written or oral examination The written assignments submit may be the subject of a question for brief clarification at the oral examination. The students must submit a first draft of the assignments during the semester and will receive feedback on this. The final submission of the assignments will be in the period prior to the examination.

Additional info with regard to grading

Weekly attendance in the lectures is required. Students are expected to complete weekly preparation of texts and assignments. These are always discussed during the lectures.

 

The first drafts of the exercises will be evaluated during the semester.

Students have to succeed in all parts of the evaluation procedure in order to obtain a pass mark for the whole course.

Student who fail to participate in all the parts of the evaluation procedure will be automatically marked as "absent".

Students can transfer to the next exam session the results of those parts of the evaluation process for which they have obtained a pass mark.

At the oral exam, the students are granted with preparation time