cod. 1008135

Academic year 2018/19
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Filologia e linguistica romanza (L-FIL-LET/09)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The course aims to give deep knowledge and competence in medieval occitan language and literature.
1) Knowledge and understanding: by the end of course the students will be able to read and translate texts of average difficulty in medieval occitan
2) Applying Knowledge and understanding and judgments making: by the
end of the course students will be able to comment upon occitan texts and complex argumentation.
3) communication skills: by the end the course students will be able to formulate hypothesis in a specialistic and up-to-date vocabulary.
4) Learning skills: by the end of the course students will be able to carry on autonomously his studies also in view of PhD.



Course unit content

La Guerra de Navarra of Guilhem Anelier.
During the course, we'll read passages from the Guerra di Navarra, a chanson de geste on 'contemporary' deeds, which has complex problems of authorship and textual context.

Full programme

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L. Lazzerini, Letteratura medievale in lingua d'oc, Modena, Mucchi

Au. Roncaglia, La lingua dei trovatori.

Teaching methods

Taught class; seminar lesson (reading and translating from facsimiles of manuscripts).

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of :
- short paper on an agreed subject, to be given to the teacher at least one week before the oral exam;

- oral exam: questions are of 3 kinds:
- test of reading, translation and linguistic analysis of a text chosen from
the course;
- test on linguistical competence;
- test on the literary and historical context.
The 4 parts will equally concur to the final note (in 30 scale);
it is necessary to have a satisfactory note (18/30) in each set.
The student is immediately told of his note.
A pass (18-23/30) is
determined by the student’s possession of the basic
contents of the course; middle-range scores (24-27/30) corresponds to
good level of knowledge and to che ability in making links and
apply it to problem solving;
higher scores (from 28/30 to 30/30 cum laude) correspond to developed
abilities and competence in translating, making links among different languages and

Other information

Those who never passed a Philology Romance exam in the first cycle are invited to contact the teacher