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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
MODERN LANGUAGES FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND COOPERATION
Course unit
PORTUGUESE-BRAZILIAN LITERATURE
LE03112154, A.A. 2016/17

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MODERN LANGUAGES FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND COOPERATION (Ord. 2016)
IF0314, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PORTUGUESE-BRAZILIAN LITERATURE
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scienzeumane/course/view.php?idnumber=2016-IF0314-000ZZ-2016-LE03112154-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Portuguese
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 BARBARA GORI L-LIN/08

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LEL1000053 PORTUGUESE-BRAZILIAN LITERATURE BARBARA GORI LE0613

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines L-LIN/08 Portuguese and Brazilian Literature 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st 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 27/02/2017
End of activities 09/06/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2016 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 1819 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 GORI BARBARA (Presidente)
FONTES MARIA APARECIDA (Membro Effettivo)
CARA GIOVANNI (Supplente)
2 1617 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 GORI BARBARA (Presidente)
CARA GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
FONTES MARIA APARECIDA (Supplente)
1 1718 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 GORI BARBARA (Presidente)
CARA GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
FONTES MARIA APARECIDA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisite
Target skills and knowledge: The course intends to supply the knowledges about the figure and the literary work of the Mozambican writer Mia Couto, with the acquisition of appropriate authorities to understand and interpretate his literary texts.
Examination methods: Oral examination
Assessment criteria: It will be evaluated the knowledges acquired by the student about the figure and the work of the writer, the quality of oral exposition in Portuguese (on a selected text chosen by the student), the authorities in understanding and contextualization of Mia Couto literary texts analyzed during the course.
Course unit contents: The work of the Mozambican writer Mia Couto through reading, commentary, translation e analysis of his most significant works.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The lectures, with readings, commentary and analysis of Mia Couto texts, represent, for students, the necessary instruments to deal with the personal work of exposition, in Portuguese language, of a Mia Couto text, chosen by students themselves, on a list of pre-selected works.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The passages of the most significant and representative works - read, discussed and analyzed during the course - will be provided by the teacher in the form of text of the course of lectures.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Mia Couto, Vozes Anoitecidas. Alfrarige: Caminho, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Mia Couto, A Confisao da Leoa. Alfrarige: Caminho, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Mia Couto, Terra Sonambula. Lisboa: Caminho, 1992. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Mia Couto, Estorias Abensonhadas. Alfrarige: Caminho, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo