MEDIEVAL LATIN LITERATURE AND HUMANIST
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will gain advanced knowledges of the medieval and humanistic Latin Literature and the necessary tools to the reading and the interpretation of the authors.
Course contents summary
The course is structured as follows: a) classification of medieval Latin literature and humanistic b) illustration of the theater in the Middle Ages c) analysis of the sacred and profane theatre's production in the Middle Ages with reading, translation and stylistic, rhetorical and philological commentary of certain passages of the Rosvita's works and of elegiac comedies.
Leonardi Claudio, Letteratura latina medievale: un manuale,Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2003
Edoardo D'Angelo, La letteratura latina medievale: una storia per generi, Roma 2009.
F. Bertini, Commedie latine del XII e XIII secolo, voll. I-VI, Genova 1976-1998.
S. Pittaluga, La scena interdetta, Napoli, Liguori, 2001.
Classroom lectures and exercises plus weekly tutorials.
Assessment methods and criteria
The exam consists of an oral exam on various parts of the program, after the realization of a paper on a topic relevant to the program.