The course aims to provide students with an overview of the main concepts and ideas of literary text transmission and of the basic skills of Italian Philology (establishing a critical text; setting up a critical edition). The students will be also required to focus on some case-studies and to use some digital tools efficiently, according to the methodology acquired. By the end of the course the students will be able to analyse the sources of a text, to use properly the specific vocabulary and to carry out autonomous research activities in the philological field.
Knowledge and understanding: the course attendance, the study of some critical essays and the use of specific digital tools will help students to improve their knowledge and to acquire basic skills in the field of Italian Philology.
Applying knowledge and understanding: the students will be able to apply their knowledge in order to achieve the basic skills necessary to understand and make use of the critical editions.
Making judgements: the students will focus on the major topics of the discipline and will improve their ability to make judgments through the analysis of selected case-studies in the field of Italian Philology.
Communication skills: the students will be able to report and explain information, ideas, problems and editorial solutions in order to discuss the philological notions learned during the classes, and to make a correct use of the specific vocabulary.
Learning skills: the structure of the course is aimed to provide students with the basic notions of the discipline, and to develop learning skills useful for further philological studies.