Knowledge and understanding
The course will allow students to acquire theoretical knowledge on the particular way in which literature is dealing with the ecological question.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, students will be able to comment on the works presented in class and to use the critical tools that literary texts can offer to the environmental education.
At the end of the course, students will learn how to adequately discuss and evaluate, with attention to the specific vocabulary and with independent judgment, the contents of the teaching and the works discussed in class. The course will also make available to students some theoretical tools capable of allowing, through the interpretation of literary texts, an innovative approach to the issues of the present.
At the end of the course, students will achieve the ability to communicate in a clear and articulate way, correctly using the specific vocabulary of an innovative field such as that of literary ecology.
The theoretical commitment will give students a certain methodological mastery, an expansion of the repertoire of knowledge and a learning ability useful for acquiring the tools necessary for careers in the cultural industry.