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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Course unit
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE 2
LEM0016610, A.A. 2015/16

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
LE0613, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE 2
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can 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

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LE04104438 MEDIAEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE ALESSANDRA PETRINA LE0613

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/10 English Literature 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 28/09/2015
End of activities 23/01/2016
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 1920 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
8 1819 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
7 1415 01/10/2014 30/11/2015 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
6 1415 01/10/2014 30/11/2015 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
4 1516 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
3 1617 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
1 1718 01/10/2017 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. Arthurian literature: Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure. The Pearl-Poet: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness and Patience.
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)
  • Pearsall, Derek, Chaucer to Spenser. An anthology of writings in English 1375-1575. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999. Un elenco dei testi da studiare verr√† fornito a lezione Cerca nel catalogo
  • Pearsall, Derek, Arthurian Romance: A Short Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 2003. testo da studiare integralmente Cerca nel catalogo
  • Benson, Larry D., King Arthur's death; the Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure. Kalamazoo <MI>: Medieval Institute Publications, 1994. Il testo √® anche scaricabile online, al sito http://d.lib.rochester.edu/teams/text-online Cerca nel catalogo
  • Waldron, Ronald; Andrew, Malcolm, The Poems of the Pearl manuscript.Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo