Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE ITL2015

 
TITLE Letteratura comparata italo-maltese

 
LEVEL 02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Italian

 
DESCRIPTION An overview of literary works written in Italian by Maltese authors from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Maltese writers like Magi, Farrugia and Magri will be studied in detail. The main objective of the study-unit is to evaluate the influence of Italian literature on Maltese authors. The second part of the study-unit will focus on the influence of Italian writers on Maltese authors of the 20th century, such as the impact of Foscolo and Manzoni on Carmelo Psaila (Dun Karm) or that of Leopardi on Carmelo Vassallo.

Reading List:

Eynaud, J. (1969), Storia del teatro italiano a Malta, Malta
Brincat, G. (2004), Malta. Una storia linguistica, Le Mani
Friggieri, O. (1978), La cultura italiana Malta
Olschki. Eynaud, J. & Latini F. (2007), Maria Felice Colonna il Diario, L’Autore Libri Firenze
Friggieri, O. (2007), Dun Karm Le poesie italiane, Malta: University Press

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Qualifications: At least an intermediate level in Italian or permission from lecturer holding the study-unit.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment Yes 50%
Examination (1 Hour) Yes 50%

 
LECTURER/S Joseph M. Brincat

 
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