FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE

FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE

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Code
98533
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

9 credits during the 3nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8467 Art History and artistic heritage management (LM-89) GENOVA

9 credits during the 1st year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/03
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Letters and Humanities)
semester
Annual
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide fundamental knowledge of the history of French literature, through the presentation of authors from the seventeenth century to the present day, with particular attention to works of world renown.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching is inserted in the formative path of address, providing the basis for a comparative reflection of the literary history in relationship with the history and the history of the art, through fundamental knowledge for the relationship links

PREREQUISITES

The student should have in general a geographical vision and history of Europe, as well as the knowledge of Roman numbers in their relationship with the indication of the centuries; it should also possess a level of knowledge of Italian standards and basic notions of Italian literature

Teaching methods

6 CFU course:
Frontal lessons.
9 CFU course:
The frontal readings will be accompanied by in-depth seminars to be concluded with a day of study, preferably on the premises of the Alliance française

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Six CFU course
The course includes the presentation of:
seventeenth-century literature (the genre of histoire comique: notes on the works of Sorel, Scarron, the theater of Corneille, Molière, Racine), of the eighteenth century (The novels of the philosophes: notes on the Lettres persanes by Montesquieu, the Contes philosophiques of Voltaire, the works of Diderot and Rousseau), of the nineteenth century (notes on Chateaubriand, Hugo, Stendhal, Balzac, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Mallarmé, Zola, Huysmans). of the twentieth century (Apollinaire, Gide, Proust, Céline, Valéry, Camus, Sartre, Ionesco, Butor, Queneau, Modiano, Volodine)
9 CFU course:
in addition to the 6 CFU program, in-form studies on individual authors or movements (chosen by the student) are planned

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Guide text: European history of French literature, Einaudi 2013. Other materials will be made available in the webroom (https://lingue.aulaweb.unige.it/) as the critical bibliography to be used in the seminar, subject to the choices of the students.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

IDA MERELLO (President)

CHIARA ROLLA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

6 CFU course:
Frontal lessons.
9 CFU course:
The frontal readings will be accompanied by in-depth seminars to be concluded with a day of study, preferably on the premises of the Alliance française

EXAMS

Exam description

Colloquium and seminar

Assessment methods

At the end of the course the student:
1) knows the general lines of literary history,
2) is able to recognize the works of the great authors of French literature
4) knows how to relate the works with the historical era,
5) can distinguish the characteristics of the great literary movements.
6) knows how to define the characteristics of the great literary movements.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
19/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale aula M
10/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale