Summary of Programme
(subdivided into the various modules where appropriate)
Module 1 (= 6 ECTS) Tito Livio Frulovisi, Oratoria
Outline of the author’s life, highlighting the formal and linguistic features of the Oratoria. Fifth of the seven comedies by the humanist Tito Livio Frulovisi, the work is the most mature fruit triggered by his teaching experience in Venice in the first half of the 15th century.
P. Stoppelli, Filologia della letteratura italiana, Roma, Carocci Editore 2008;
Tito Livio Frulovisi, Oratoria, critical edition, translation and commentary by C. Cocco, Firenze, SISMEL Edizioni del Galluzzo 2010.
Organisation of Teaching
42 hours of teacher up front lessons, plus 4 hours of exercises on the institutions of humanistic philology.
Module 2 (= 3 ECTS) Anonymous, De Cavichiolo
Reading of and comment on the De Cavichiolo, a brief dialogue text in couplets, centred on the altercation between an unsatisfied wife and a sodomite husband. Datable to the 15th C., the text evinces close affinities with the Boccaccio novella of Pietro di Vinciolo (Decameron V 10).
Anonymous, De Cavichiolo, critical edition, translation and commentary by A. Bisanti, Firenze, SISMEL Edizioni del Galluzzo 2013.
Organisation of Lessons
21 hours of teacher up front lessons.