Head of Department:
Mr C. A. MccORMICK, B.A. (Cantab.)
(Details for the honour courses are set out at the end of this section.) Group 1(a)
Italian I, II, III (Italian IA will not be given in 1965.) BOOBS
The books listed hereunder are for general consultation. Detailed reading lists for each course will be issued at the beginning of the year.
Battaglia, S., e Pemicone, V.—La grammatica italiana. (Loescher, Тогiпo. ) Trabalza, C., е Allodoli, E.—La grammatica degl'italiani. (Le Моnniет, Firenze) Jones, F. J.—A Modern Italian Grammar. ( U.L.P. )
Shewring, W. Italian Prose Usage. ( C.U.P. ) Dictionaries
Cassell's Italian Dictionary.
Purves, J.—English-Italian, Italian-English Dictionary. (Routledge.)
Hazon, M.—Dizionario inglese-italiano, italiano-inglese. (Garzanti, Milano.) The Cambridge Italian Dictionary. Vol. I: Italian-English. (C.U.P.)
Cappuccini, G., e Migliorini,
linguaitaliana. (Paravia, Tirino.)
A,Dizionario linguistico moderno.
Н . Htst огу of Italian Literature. ( HarvardU.P.) Whitfield, J.
Н.—History of Italian Literature.(Penguin.)
N. —Compendio distoria della letteratura italiana.
(LaNuova Italia, Firenze.)
V.—Storia della letteratura italiana.
F.—Storia della letteratura italiana.
(htondadort,Milano.) Various authors—Storia letteraria d'Italia.
L.—Sommario della storia d'Italia. (Einaudi, Torino.) Redolice,
J. P.—A Short history of the Italian People. ( Alen& Unwin.)
28. ITALIAN PART I
A course of four lectures per week, with one tutorial class throughout the year.
This course assumes that students have reached matriculation standard in Italian and is a prerequisite for Italian part II.
External tuition is available in Italian part I. External students should contact the head of department at the beginning of the year.
(i) A study of the literature and history of 19th and 20th century Italy.
(ii) Translation of prescribed texts and unseen translation.
( iii) Translation into Italian; composition in Italian; grammar and syntax.
(iv) Dictation, conversation.
(a) Recommended for preliminary reading: . Cole, J.
P. Italy. (Chatte &Windus.)
Outline of Italian Civilization. ( Cassell.)Salmi, A.—The
Making of Modern Italy.(Berm.)
(b) Prescribed textbooks:
J.-A Modern Italian Grammar.(U.L.P.) .
in Sicilia. (Bompiani,Milano.)
G.—IMalavoglia. (ed. Nardi, Edizioni Scolastiche Mondadori, Milano.)
A. Piccolomondo antico.
(Edizione ridotta.) ( Edizioni Scolastiche Mondadori, Milano.)
G.Poeti lirici moderni
(LeMonnier, Firenze.) N.B. Students intending to proceed beyond Italian part I are strongly recoin- mended to acquire Cappuccio, C.—Storia della letteratura italiana.
(San- soni, Firenze.)
Two 3-hour papers (the first on unseen translation into English, translation of prescribed texts and composition; the second on part (i) of the syllabus); an oral test of 15 minutes; terminal tests on translation into Italian and dictation, which must be completed before the written examination. Class work will be taken into account in the determining of examination results.
29. ITALIAN PART II
A course of four lectures, with one tutorial class throughout the year. External tuition is available. External students should contact the head of department at
the beginning of the year.
Details of this course may have to be modified in 1965. Intending students should consult the Department.
FACULTY OF ARTs HANDBOOK SYLLABUS
(i) The literature of the Renaissance with historical background.
(ii) Special literary study of Manzoni.
(iii) Special literary study of 20th century authors.
(iv) Translation into Italian.
(v) Translation into English, unseen and prepared.
(vi) Dictation, conversation.
ESSAY _ WORK
Students are required to submit an essay in Italian on some aspect of Renaissance literature or on Manzoni.
(a) Recommended for preliminary. reading:
Burckhardt, J.—The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. (Phaidon.) Crawford, R. 1.—The Renaissance and Other Essays. ( M.U.P. )
Ross, J. В., and McLaughlin, M. M. (eds
.) —The Portable Renaissance Reader.
(viking, N.Y. ) (b) Prescribed textbooks:
*Jones, F. J.-A Modern Italian Grammaг. (U.L.P.) • . Cappuccio, C.—Stories della letteratura italiana. ( Sansoni, Firenze.)
*Russo, L.—I classici italiani. Vol. I Pt. 2 and Vol. II, Pt. 1. ( Sansoni, Firenze.)
. (eci. Momigliano.) (Sansoni, Firenze.) A modern novel to be prescribed.
Three 3-hour papers (the first on unseen translation into English and translation of prescribed texts; the second on Renaissance literature and Manzoni; the third, an essay in Italian). Terminal tests on translation into Italian and dictation, which must be completed before the written examination. Class work will be taken into account in the determining of examination results.
N.B. Students entering Italian part II from Italian part IA are required, in addi- tion, to sit for the second written examination of Italian part I.
30. ITALIAN PART III
A course of four lectures with one tutorial hour throughout the year.
External students should contact the head of the department at the beginning.
of the year.
(a) The literature of the 14th century with special reference to Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio.
(b) Special literary study of a modern author: in 1965, Moravia.
(c) Translation into Italian.
(d) Translation into English, prepared and unseen.
(e) Dictation, conversation.
Students are required to submit an essay in Italian on an aspect of (a) or (b) of the syllabus.
(a) Recommended for preliminary reading:
Schevill, F.—History of Florence.
Maggini, F.—Introduzione allo studio di Dante. (Laterza, Bari.)
Vossler, K.—MedØal Culture. An Introduction to Dante and his Times.
(b) Prescribed textbooks:
•Alighieri, Dante—Figure ed episodi della Divina Commedia. A
Vandeцi. (Sansoni, Firenze.) cura di G.
*Boccaccio, G. Ii Decamerone. Con un'appendice delle opere minori. A cura di L. Russo. (Sanson, Firenze.)
*Russo, L.—I classici italiani, Vol I, Pt. 1. ( Sanson, Firenze.)
A.—Gi indiff erenti.(Bompiani, Milano. )
*Moravia, A.—Racconti romani. (Bompiani, Milano.)
Cappuccio, C: Storia della letteratura italiana. (Sanson, Firenze.)
N.B. For the course on. Dante, Honours students should possess a complete edition of the Divina Commedia.
Highly recommended is:
Alighieri, Dante, La Divina Commedia. A cura di N. Sapegno. (La Nuova Italia, Firenze.)
Three 3-hour papers (the first on unseen translation into English, and on the prescribed modern author; the second on Dante; the third on 14th century literature).
Terminal tests on translation into Italian and dictation which must be completed before the written examination. An oral test of twenty minutes.
R. SCHOOL OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Combined honours courses are available with most other subjects.
Students should consult the department for full details and advice iri planning their courses.
1. The course for the degree with honours in the school of Italian Language and literature will comprise the following subjects:
Italian part I
Italian part II Course A Italian part II Course В Itяlian part III Literature Italian part III Language Italian part IV Literature Italian part IV Language in accordance with the details set out below. .
Candidates for the degree with honours must take also three additional sub- jects at pass or honour standard, two of which should form a sub-major. A know- ledge of Latin, particularly in the philological sections of the course, will be assumed and is indispensable for this part of the work.
2. In their first year, candidates in the honour school will take the honour course in Italian part I, and two additional subjects ( one of which will normally form part of a sub-major) approved by the head of the department.
Admission to the higher years of the course is conditional upon satisfactory performance in this First Year, and students must be approved by the faculty of Arts as candidates for the degree with honours before entering the Second Year of the honour school. The' head of department will normally recommend such approval for candidates who have gained at least second class honours in Italian part L Other candidates who wish to continue in the honours school must interview the head of department, who will be guided in his recommendation by the merits of the case.
A student who has completed the First Year, the course for the ordinary degree and has passed in Italian part I may, wit the permission of the faculty,,
enter the honour school. Such a student must make special application to the faculty, through the sub-dean, and, if permission is granted the faculty will prescribe what further work must be completed before the student is allowed to proceed to the final examination.
3. In their Second Year, candidates will take the two honour courses, Italian part II Course A and Italian part II Course В, and the second part of their sub ma or or additional remaining subjject. In order to proceed to the Third Year, they will be required to be "recommended to proceed" at the end of the Second Year.
4. In their Third Year, candidates will take the honour courses, Italian part III Literature and Italian part III Language. In their fourth year, candidates will take the honour courses, Italian part IV Literature and Itaцan part IV Language.
FACULTY OF ARTS HANDBOOK
The Final examination will be held in two parts, part I at the end of the Third Year, and part II at the end of the Fourth Year, and will comprise the following tests:
(a) At the end of the Third Year:
A. Formal Examination Papers:
) Italian Literature of the 17th and 18th centuries.
3) History of the Italian Language up to1300.
4) Pre-Dante Literature.
Class Tests and Essays:
1 Tests in unseen translation from English into Italian.
2 Test in unseen translation from Italian into English.
3 Essay on Italian Literature of the 17th and 18th centuries.
4) Essay on Dante.
Oral test on the structure of modern Italian.
8) Oral test in Italian.
(b) At the end of the Fourth Year:
Formal Examination Papers:
2 Italian Literature of the 20th century.
3 Italian Language of the 14th and 15th centuries and dialectal texts.
4 History of the Italian Language from 1300.