The aim of the course is to provide the students with the skills needed to investigate the production of contemporary literature from a perspective that does not look only at the author's or cultural movement's history but to conceive literary work as a fruit of A mediation between a literary and editorial system, in the background of a dynamic interaction between different kinds of instances (commercial, cultural, etc.).
Objectives of the course according to the descriptors of Dublin:
• Knowledge and understanding: the teaching of Contemporary Italian Literature and editorial system will allow students a critical and articulate understanding of the most important phenomena of 20th-century literary publishing.
• Applying knowledge and understanding: the course will include some lessons specifically aimed at reading, understanding and evaluating literary texts (usually short stories), from multiple points of view (narrative, stylistic, commercial) with the aim of introducing students to a professional reading, Which is today demanded by the cultural industry.
• Making judgments: at the end of the course, students, on the basis of acquired historical-literary knowledge and classroom exercises, should have gained the ability to grasp the interconnections between publishing and literature even outside the lessons learned and evaluate the Commercial and cultural potential of narrative text. Communication skills: at the end of the course students should have acquired the specific technical language of this subject and (on the side of the textual understanding) should be able to translate reading impressions into critically articulated evaluations.
Learning Skills: the course as a whole would like to provide the cultural knowledge and the critical tools essential to facilitate mature and conscious inclusion in the editorial world and, more generally, in the cultural industry.