3741002Italian Language and Literature (Seminars)

Numbering Code G-LET22 73741 SJ36 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Fri.3
Instructor name MURASE YUUJI (Graduate School of Letters Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course  In this course, we closely read Francesco Petrarca's "Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta," following the first semester. The aim of the course is to deepen our understanding of the Tuscan lyric tradition by considering not only the content of the individual works but also their formal characteristics.
Course Goals (1) To acquire the ability to read and understand poetry.
(2) To deepen students' understanding of the formal beauty of Italian verse.
(3) To experience the appeal of classical literature.
Schedule and Contents Week 1: Introduction

Weeks 2-14: Students read the text and examine points of rhythm and rhetoric of Petrarca’s Lyrics. The course will emphasize accuracy in reading.

Week 15: Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy Students will be evaluated through quizzes conducted in each class.
Course Requirements An understanding of Italian grammar.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) The participants are required to adequately understand the original text and read it aloud before class to familiarize themselves with the rhythms of Italian verse.
Textbooks Textbooks/References その他, Printouts will be distributed.
References, etc. Introuced during class