HISTORY OF JUVENILE LITERATURE
cod. 1005540

Academic year 2018/19
1° 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: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

Knowledge and understanding: knowledge of an historical outline of the period and of the features of juvenile books.

Applying knowledge and understanding: being able to explain some texts of the given period, using simple pedagogical-literary tools.

Making judgements: being able to express opinions with due motivation: this is the main transversal goal of the course.

Communication skills: Ability to explain one's own work in reading and interpretating texts with a correct and appropriate language.

Learning skills: being able to reflect critically on one's own knowledge, in proportion with individual talents.

Prerequisites

None.

Course unit content

THE SOCIAL CONTRACT: JUVENILE LITERATURE PATTERNS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

Full programme

See "Contents".

Bibliography

TEXTS

All books must be read entirely, if not otherwise noted.

Exams will be conducted on three books and didactic materials.

BOOKS

1) Francesco Soave, "Novelle Morali", prima edizione del 1782:
https://books.google.it/books?id=Pdl-0U7BjBgC&dq=novelle%20morali%20soave%201782&hl=it&pg=PT1#v=onepage&q=novelle%20morali%20soave%201782&f=false

2) Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, “Magazzino de’ poveri, artigiani, domestici e contadini“ (1768), edizione italiana del 1814:
https://books.google.it/books?id=b-Y3QHb25R0C&dq=beaumont%20magazzino&hl=it&pg=PA3#v=onepage&q=beaumont%20magazzino&f=false

3) Daniel Defoe, “Robinson Crusoe” (1719), edizione italiana del 1731:
https://books.google.it/books?id=BgecCcvyN6AC&dq=defoe%20robinson%201731&hl=it&pg=PP10#v=onepage&q=defoe%20robinson%201731&f=false
(SOLO il vol. 1, fino a pagina 284 del PDF; il vol. 2 traduce le “Farther adventures of Robinson Crusoe”).


DIDACTIC MATERIALS

Short essays, study helps, selecions will be made available on the Elly platform during the course.

Teaching methods

Lecture; public reading with comments; debate in the classroom; close reading training on selected texts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.
The passing mark is achieved if the students shows both these accomplishments:
a) Has read thoroughly the compulsory texts and is able to locate them in time and space;
b) Has reflected upon the educational problems/questions posited in the texts and has tried to give a personal interpretation.

Other information

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