FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE

FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE

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Last update 09/05/2021 11:13
Code
98533
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
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

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Letters and Humanities)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course includes the presentation of:

literature of the seventeenth century (by genres, with particular attention to the theater), of the eighteenth century (with particular attention to the works of the Enlightenment), of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, (with a focus on major authors and movements)

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide students of Literature with a good knowledge of the history of French literature from the Enlightenment to the end of the twentieth century, with anthological readings in front of text and particular attention to historical and artistic dynamics, as well as to theoretical positions.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching is part of the training course, providing the basis for a comparative reflection of literary history in relation to the history and history of art, through fundamental knowledge for the relationship links.

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) can define the characteristics of the great literary movements.

PREREQUISITES

The student should have a general geographical vision and history of Europe, should also have a standard level of knowledge of Italian and basic notions of Italian literature DIDACTIC MODES

Teaching methods

Lectures, face to face or remotely on Team's (with access code), based on the indications that will be given. Part of the course will be the result of independent study.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The teaching includes a course of lectures with analysis and reflections on poetry from Mallarmé to Valéry. Students will prepare the most important elements of French literature on their own:

The 17th century theater (Corneille Molière Racine)

The era of the Lumières (Montesquieu, Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau)

The great nineteenth-century authors: Victor Hugo, Vigny, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Stendhal, Balzac, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Maupassant, Zola, Huysmans

 

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) can define the characteristics of the great literary movements.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Guide text: European history of French literature, Einaudi 2013.

Mallarmé, Poesie, ed. Feltrinelli, translation by Diana Grange Fiori

Apollinaire, poems, BUR 1979

Reverdy (in the web room or on Team's)

Valéry, La Jeune Parque (The young Parca) Einaudi edition

 

Other materials will be made available in the web classroom (https://lingue.aulaweb.unige.it/) and on Team's, such as the critical bibliography.



 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

IDA MERELLO (President)

CHIARA ROLLA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, face to face or remotely on Team's (with access code), based on the indications that will be given. Part of the course will be the result of independent study.

LESSONS START

as per calendar

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.