Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student must possess a general understanding of the major literary and cultural events of the 20th century yuppie and historical facts relating to the Latin American reality.
Knowing how to make reasoned and grounded references to the author and to the works that will be analysed during the course.
Knowing how to understand and analyze the poetic texts in their original language, both from a stylistic point of view formal and in content.
Knowing how to grasp and explain the links between the artistic journey of the author and the geographical context, social and historical and bibliographic information related to the topics of the course.
Knowing how to grasp and explain relationships between themselves the texts of the author, the similarities and differences compared to other contemporary authors in Vallejo; knowing how to build pathways to the original reading of the work by this author.
Course contents summary
The lessons will aim to propose some trails and interpretive approaches to understand and better appreciate the value of the work of the Peruvian poet César Vallejo, one of the most significant voices in the hispanoamerican literary history. The subject of the course will be the entire human and artistic journey of writer, from the modernist poems in Los heraldos negros to the engaged and antirhetorical lines of España, aparta de mí este cáliz, to which the teacher means dedicating a deepening.
César Vallejo, Opera poetica completa, a cura di R. Paoli, Gorée, Iesa, 2008.
AA.VV, Storia della civiltà letteraria ispanoamericana, UTET, Torino, 2000, vol II, pp.285-318
During the course, the lectures will be supported by slides, movies and audio files. Additional materials will be made available in the online course on the LEA of the University.
Assessment methods and criteria
Verification of knowledge and skill, already listed in the objectives of the course is through oral exam in Italian language.