HISTORY OF JUVENILE LITERATURE
cod. 1005540

Academic year 2016/17
2° year of course - First semester
Professor
SALVARANI Luana
Academic discipline
Storia della pedagogia (M-PED/02)
Field
Discipline pedagogiche e metodologico-didattiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub:
course unit
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Learning objectives

Knowledge and understanding: historical outline of the period, direct knowledge of the texts, ability in interconnecting these two aspects.

Applying knowledge and understanding: interpretating some texts of the given period, using simple historical-pedagogical tools.

Making judgements: this is the main transversal goal of the course.
Communication skills: Ability to explain his own work in reading and interpretating texts with a correct and pertinent Language, even if not technical.
Learning skills: proportional to individual talents.

Prerequisites

None.

Course unit content

“The great bully, the World”: educational intentions in the classics of adventure literature

Full programme

See "Contents".

Bibliography

Core textbook:
I grandi romanzi d’avventura, “I Mammut”, Newton Compton, 2015.
(Contiene: Cooper, L’ultimo dei Mohicani • Verne, Ventimila leghe sotto i mari • Stevenson, La Freccia Nera • Kipling, Capitani coraggiosi • Salgari, Il Corsaro Nero • Conrad, Lord Jim • London, Zanna bianca)

EXAM PROGRAM

1. Five novels from the core textbook:
- Cooper
- Verne
- Salgari
- Kipling oppure Conrad
- Stevenson oppure London

2. All the short essays downloadable from the Elly platform.

Teaching methods

Lecture; public reading with comments; debate in the classroom; where possible, collective exercices on selected texts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.

Other information

With the course a seminar by dott.ssa Laura Madella will be offered.