澳门六合彩开奖记录

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Beginners Course

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Summer Preparation: Beginners Italian

Language work

A comprehensive description of preparatory language work and resources can be found on the 'Italian in Year 1 -听Beginning Italian (Option A)'听page.


Literature and Culture: Preparatory Reading

A. General introductory and background material for paper : 鈥楾exts and Contexts鈥.

  • The 澳门六合彩开奖记录 History of Italian Literature, ed. Peter Brand and Lino Pertile (澳门六合彩开奖记录: 澳门六合彩开奖记录 University Press, 1996; 2nd rev. edn 1999)
  • Oxford Short History of Italy, general editor John Davis (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 7 vols, 2000-2004)
  • Italian Cultural Studies: An Introduction, ed. by David Forgacs and Robert Lumley (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996)

B. Set texts for the first-year course 鈥楾exts and Contexts鈥 ()

Before arriving in 澳门六合彩开奖记录, you can best prepare for this course by getting to know some or all of the core texts, in translation or in the original:

  • Giotto (early 14th century)
  • Dante Alighieri, Commedia (early 14th century; selected canti only: Inferno 5, 33, Purgartorio 11, Paradiso 33)
  • Fellini, La dolce vita
  • Shirin Ramzanali Fazel, Lontano da Mogadiscio (1994 and later editions)
  • Linguistics. *Course material will be provided in lectures

For each of the first four texts students will be provided with a course handbook (handbooks contain contextual material, further reading and suggestions for supervision work).