The course provides the necessary training of the main features of Hispanic American literature through the comparison with its most representative texts, analyzed with particular attention to the mechanisms of identity construction and intercultural dynamics in colonial contexts. The student is introduced to the methods and tools of literary analysis in a historical-cultural and comparative perspective, typical of the study of literature in a continental perspective.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: The student learns to read and understand the main reference texts, in the original language, through basic analytical methods and tools, learns to place them in geographical contexts and corresponding historical periods, starts to learn the main theories and methodologies of the discipline. Applied skills: the student knows how to recognize the most significant structural characteristics of the works analyzed and understands their main historical and social implications. He also develops the communicative skills to revise the acquired disciplinary contents.