At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:
a) read, analyze and interpret a literary text using the methodologies described and adopted in the course,
b) place a literary text within its cultural, linguistic, aesthetic, literary, and scriptural context,
c) identify and interpret different textual levels and their interactions.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
We will study the narratological and cognitive structures that allowed such a success. We will examine the modes of reception (the dissemination of libretti as a literary genre, staging, etc.), political and social implications, as well as adaptation strategies, fundamental to understanding Italian opera.
The student will be able to read a booklet, to understand its structure and to foresee the musical realization.
Written work (50 %)
Pietro Metastasio: L'olimpiade
Pietro Metastasio: Il sogno di Scipione
Salvadore Cammarano: Lucia di Lammermoor
Felice Romani: Colombo
Luigi Illica: Cristoforo Colombo
Arrigo Boito: Amleto
Arrigo Boito: Otello
Articles et essais sur moodle,
Articles à chercher activement en bibliothèque et dans des répositoires d'articles académiques comme JSTOR ou SAGE.