CZECH LITERATURE MOD.2
|Academic year||2018/2019 Syllabus of previous years|
|Official course title||LETTERATURA CECA MOD. 2|
|Course code||LM001H (AF:277282 AR:157132)|
|Modality||On campus classes|
|ECTS credits||6 out of 12 of CZECH LITERATURE|
|Degree level||Master's Degree Programme (DM270)|
|Educational sector code||L-LIN/21|
|Spazio Moodle||Link allo spazio del corso|
1) Knowledge and understanding—also in the original language—of French and American literatures both at expert level and from a comparative perspective
2) Knowledge and understanding of the theoretical aspects of textual analysis covered during previous college education, the terminology of literary criticism, and literary history and its connections with cultural history, with specific reference to the comparative history and theory of the novel
3) Knowledge and understanding of European and North American cultures and literatures in their historical context and in relation to a literary form (the novel) and a particular theoretical problem (empathy)
Applying Knowledge and Understanding
1) Ability to take part in a scholarly debate on the history and theory of the European and American novel in an expert way and to speak in public and defend a thesis
2) Ability to act confidently in high-level professional situations and in intercultural contexts requiring knowledge of European and American cultures and literatures and the ability to relate that knowledge to general and topical questions
1) Ability to develop intellectual independence with regard to the topics covered in the lectures
1) Ability to communicate orally and effectively the knowledge acquired by using the correct terminology
2) Ability to interact with peers and the teacher in a critical and respectful way both in person and on the forum of the virtual classroom
1) Ability to navigate critically the required readings and the bibliography they provide
Nabokov, Vladimir. The Annotated “Lolita.” 1955. Ed., intro., and nn. Alfred Appel Jr. New York: Vintage, 1991.
Keen, Suzanne. Empathy and the Novel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Pinotti, Andrea. Empatia: Storia di un’idea da Platone al postumano. Rome and Bari: Laterza, 2011.
Stueber, Karsten R. “Empathy” (2014). Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ed. E. N. Zalta. Retrieved from http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2014/entries/empathy/
Ercolino, Stefano. “Negative Empathy: History, Theory, Criticism,” Orbis Litterarum 73.3 (2018): 243-262.
Non-attending students [non frequentanti] will also read one novel of their choice taken from the following list:
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. Demons: A Novel in Three Parts. 1871-1872. Trans. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. New York: Vintage, 1995.
Céline, Louis-Ferdinand. Journey to the End of the Night. 1932. Trans. Ralph Manheim. Fwd. John Banville. Intro. André Derval. Richmond: Alma Classics, 2014.
Littell, Jonathan. The Kindly Ones. 2006. Trans. Charlotte Mandell. London: Vintage, 2010.
2) In-class and online discussion
This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Poverty and inequalities" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development