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LETTERATURA ANGLO-AMERICANA

A.A. CFU
2014/2015 8
Docente Email Ricevimento studenti
Alessandra Calanchi su appuntamento

Assegnato al Corso di Studio

Giorno Orario Aula

Obiettivi Formativi

 

1, to remap Anglo-American literature from the perspective of sound; 2, students will deepen their knowledge of literary texts and their cultural contexts, focusing on Early America; 3, students will be able to deliver a lesson on a literary subject.

Programma

During these weeks we shall plunge into a relatively recent field of research  called "soundscape studies" and shall apply it to Anglo-American literature. Period of study: the 17th and 18th centuries. Areas: poetry, fiction. Other disciplines & instruments involved: ecocriticism, text analysis, neurosciences. All students will also be trained to get a general good knowledge of Anglo-American literary history and main criticism.

Eventuali Propedeuticità

A general basic knowledge of Anglo-American Liìterature 

Risultati di Apprendimento (Descrittori di Dublino)

Apply their knowledge, understanding, and problem solving within multidisciplinary contexts related to their field of study; reflect on cultural and literary topics and formulate judgements; communicate to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously; become largely self-directed or autonomous in studies and research work; express original ideas. Prepare for deliver lessons in class.

Attività di Supporto

Conferences, Seminars, use of PC, TV, Cinema.


Modalità Didattiche, Obblighi, Testi di Studio e Modalità di Accertamento

Modalità didattiche

Lessons on theory (notions of acoustics, soundscape, classification of sounds, noise pollution, etc.) - see "materiale didattico" 2013-2014, user Calanchi password Sound)

Readings from How Early America Sounded (Richard Cullen Rath 2003) and from The Noise of American Literature 1890-1985 (Philipp Schweighauser 2006)  - see "materiale didattico 2014-2015, user Calanchi password Noise)

Readings from literary texts  (all available in the Internet) and from The Shade of the Soguaro, eds Prampolini and Pinazzi 2014 - http://www.fupress.com/catalogo/the-shade-of-the-saguaro---la-sombra-del-saguaro/2595

Presentation of paapers, discussion in class. 

Obblighi

lesson attendance, study at home

Testi di studio

"materiale didattico" 2013/2014 user Calanchi password Sound

"materiale didattico" 2014/2015 user Calanchi password Noise

The Shade of the Soguaro, eds Prampolini and Pinazzi 2014 - http://www.fupress.com/catalogo/the-shade-of-the-saguaro---la-sombra-del-saguaro/2595

One of the many Histories of American Literature available on the Internet

Modalità di
accertamento

Part 1 - ll students are asked to read a text of their choice and to deliver a paper on it during the course (part 1 of the exam, 15 minutes each).

Part 2 of the exam will be written, and will take place during the normal sessions. 

Informazioni Aggiuntive per Studenti Non Frequentanti

Modalità didattiche

Individual study at home

Obblighi

Consult and study the material required

Testi di studio

materiale didattico 2013/2014 user Calanchi password Sound

materiale didattico 2014/205 user Calanchi password Noise

The Shade of the Soguaro, eds Prampolini and Pinazzi 2014 - http://www.fupress.com/catalogo/the-shade-of-the-saguaro---la-sombra-del-saguaro/2595

One of the many Histories of American literature available in the Internet 

Modalità di
accertamento

Written exam

Note

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Students who cannot attend the lessons are asked to get in touch with the teacher before December 31, 2014.

Students of former years are asked to contact the teacher before the exam.

All students who  need to get in touch are required to use their institutional account otherwise their mails might not be read.

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