French literature 2 (2015/2016)

Course code
4S002928
Name of lecturer
Paola Perazzolo
Coordinator
Paola Perazzolo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/03 - FRENCH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
French
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  

Learning outcomes

This course aims at introducing the students to the history of French Literature in XVIIIth and XIXth centuries (1700-1850) and presenting an historical and theorical introduction of the development of the dramatic and narrative genres (including the conte philosophique) during this same period.
The detailed program and all the necessary bibliographical materials (critical essays, anthological textes etc.) will be presented during the course.
Students who can't attend the lessons should contact Paola PErazzolo about the full program.

Syllabus

Textes bibliographiques primaires :

- P. de Marivaux, L’île des esclaves, (introduction de H. Coulet), Paris, Folio classiques, 2000 [1725].
- Voltaire, Candide ou l’Optimisme, Paris, Folio, 2003 [1759].
- Ch. de Laclos, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, (présentation R. Pomeau), Paris, Flammarion, 2006 [1782]
- P. A. Caron de Beaumarchais, Le Mariage de Figaro, (présentation de E. Lavezzi), Paris, Flammarion, 2008 [1785]
- H. de Balzac, Le Père Goriot, (préface de Ph. Berthier), Paris, Flammarion, 2006 [1834].

Passages anthologiques distribués et analysés pendant le cours.


Textes de bibliographie secondaire (obligatoires):

- Manuels pour « frequentanti » :

XVIIIe siècle : S. Marchand, Histoire littéraire du XVIIIe siècle, Paris, Colin, 2014.
XIXe siècle : L. Sozzi (dir.), Storia europea della letteratura francese, vol. 2, Torino, Einaudi, 2013, pp. 129-167.


- Manuels pour « non frequentanti » :

XVIIIe siècle : G. Iotti (dir.), La Civiltà letteraria francese del Settecento, Bari, Laterza, 2009.
XIXe siècle : L. Sozzi (dir.), Storia europea della letteratura francese, vol. 2, Torino, Einaudi, 2013, pp. 129-167.

- Critical essays to be precised during the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam, in French.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016