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as of 6/30/2022

TWENTIETH CENTURY ITALIAN POETRY: FROM 1950 TO THE PRESENT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectItalian
Number & Suffix: 187 B
Full UC Title: TWENTIETH CENTURY ITALIAN POETRY: FROM 1950 TO THE PRESENT 
Transcript Title: 20C ITAL POETRY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a graduate level course that is part of the Laurea Magistrale program. The course is intended for advanced level students only. Enrollment is by consent of the instructor. The course focuses on the theoretical skills necessary for placing twentieth-century Italian poetry within the context of European history of thought and ideas. Special attention is placed on the appropriate methodology for analyzing modern and contemporary poetry. The course emphasizes the role of rhetoric, stylistics, and linguistics and favors intertextual and interdisciplinary comparisons. The topic for the Spring 2018 semester is: Origins, Poetry, Verticality, and Perception. This course focuses on a selection of Italian poetry from the second half of the twentieth century that highlights the idea of origin, and in particular the feelings of unbridgeable distance, and loss. The idea of distance and loss is also analyzed through the formal choices that shape the texts as well as their friction and opposition to the literary codes of the time. Prerequisite for the course is basic knowledge of twentieth-century Italian literature at the undergraduate level. Poetry selections are from the following sources: ORAMAI and DICIASSETTE VARIAZIONI SU TEMI PROPOSTI PER UNA PURA IDEOLOGIA FONETICA by Emilio Villa, LA BUFERA E ALTRO and SATURA by Eugenio Montale, LABORINTUS and POSTKARTEN by Edoardo Sanguineti, IL SEME DEL PIANGERE and IL MURO DELLA TERRA by Giorgio Caproni, SU FONDAMENTI INVISIBILI and PER IL BATTESIMO DEI NOSTRI FRAMMENTI by Mario Luzi. Assessment is based on a final oral final examination on course materials and assigned readings and includes the presentation and oral discussion of a short paper (10 pages) on a specific topic related to the course. The topic of the paper and the bibliographical references, must be pre-approved by the instructor. Students who elect to complete an additional research paper receive one extra unit for the course. Maximum number of units for the course is 6. 
Language of Instruction: Italian
 
Partner Title: POESIA ITALIANA DEL NOVECENTO (LM) 
Partner University Department: Arti visive 
Partner University Course Number: 29030