The rich selection of authors we propose, from XIX century up to the late Pessoa, gives to our students the chance to know many differents point of view on Portugal culture. We focus this year “the dark side of the literature”, that means the “devil’s books” with the following aims:
- to know important writers from two different ages
- to know themes like madness, poverty, alienation and fear
- to recognize taboos from portuguese society
The devil in the portuguese literature during XIX and XX century. From the Tales by Álvaro do Carvalhal to the Pessoa's Faust.
Álvaro do Carvalhal, Racconti, VIE, Siena 2012.
Fialho de Almeida, La Rossa, VIE, 2015.
Pessoa, Faust, Einaudi, Torino 1991.
Queiros, Ortigão, Il mistero della strada di Sintra, Sellerio, Palermo 1989.
Altri titoli forniti dal docente in dispensa.