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degree courses
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degree courses
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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Course unit
MEDIAEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
LE04104438, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
LE0613, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MEDIAEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scienzeumane/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-LE0613-000ZZ-2017-LE04104438-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ALESSANDRA PETRINA L-LIN/10

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LE01104438 MEDIAEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE ALESSANDRA PETRINA IF0314
LE01104438 MEDIAEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE ALESSANDRA PETRINA LE0611
LEM0016610 MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE 2 ALESSANDRA PETRINA LE0613
SUP6076645 MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE B 2 ALESSANDRA PETRINA LE0613

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/10 English Literature 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 1718 04/06/2010 30/11/2018 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: A good knowledge of modern English is required; familiarity with literary English is also desirable.
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of the main authors and texts of Middle English literature. Reading and analysis of a selection of texts in Middle English.
Examination methods: Oral exam, in English.
Assessment criteria: Assessment will be based on the candidate's competence in analysing and discussing the texts analysed in class and inserted in the Bibliography. The student shall also be able to take into acount critical interpretations of the texts and contexts on the basis of the critical literature suggested.
Course unit contents: Introduction to Middle English literature, with a selection of representative authors and texts. Geoffrey Chaucer: Troilus and Criseyde. Robert Henryson: The Testament of Cresseid. Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures are given in English. Special attenion will be paid to text analysis.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The classes and the exam will be in English. Please consult my webpage, and my Moodle platform, for extra texts and critical studies.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Burrow, John Anthony; Turville-Petre, Thorlac, A Book of Middle English. Malden: Mass., Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Un elenco dei testi da studiare verrĂ  fornito a lezione Cerca nel catalogo
  • Turville-Petre, Thorlac, Reading Middle English literature. Malden: Mass., Oxford, Blackwell Pub., 2006. testo da studiare integralmente Cerca nel catalogo
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey; Barney, Stephen A.; Henryson, Robert, Troilus and Criseyde with facing page Il Filostrato. New York: W.W. Norton, 2006. testo da studiare integralmente Cerca nel catalogo
  • Shakespeare, William, Troilus and Cressida. Oxford: Oxford World's Classics, 2008. testo da studiare integralmente Cerca nel catalogo