Polish literature (MA)

A.Y. 2019/2020
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-LIN/21
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide an introduction to the Polish theater of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The great romantic tradition, represented by the drama The Forefathers by Adam Mickiewicz, provides themes and characters for the modernist theater of "Młoda Polska" and for the Polish one of the '900.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: At the end of the course students should be able to demonstrate to have acquired an excellent knowledge of the history of Polish theater starting from its origins up to the post-avant-garde of Jerzy Grotowski and Tadeusz Kantor, focussing in particular on Romantic and Modernist drama.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: At the end of the course students should be able to remember and analyze the most relevant features of all the dramaturgical works examined and to know how to place them in the overall outline of the history of Polish theater and Polish tradition of critical studies. Student should also be able to demonstrate that they are fully aware of the most important authors and dramaturgical works of the Polish theatrical tradition. They should be able to analyze the dramaturgical texts from the point of view of style and contents, basing on the information received during the lessons and obtained from the consultation of the texts indicated in the bibliography. Students should also be able to perform an independent critical evaluation of the examined works.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
The syllabus is shared with the following courses:
- [C-184](https://www.unimi.it/en/ugov/of/af202000000c-184)
Unita' didattica A
L-LIN/21 - SLAVIC STUDIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-LIN/21 - SLAVIC STUDIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-LIN/21 - SLAVIC STUDIES - University credits: 3
Seminars: 20 hours
Professor(s)