French literature 1 LM. Forms, genres, and critical approaches (2018/2019)

Course code
4S002939
Name of lecturer
Rosanna Gorris
Coordinator
Rosanna Gorris
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/03 - FRENCH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
French
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

In the context of the theoretic and critical investigation of French literary studies provided in the two-year master’s degree program, this course aims at developing both historical and methodological competences.
The course aims to present the French literature from the 16thto the 21st century through an in-depth critical analysis of a theme which will be studied in its evolution from the ancient times until contemporary French literature. Moreover, the professor intends to provide students with the theoretical and methodological tools for the literary and linguistic analysis of the proposed texts. The lessons will be held in French, with the purpos of improving the students’ linguistic level as well. The courses will consist in lectures and seminars. Remedial courses will be organised as well.

At the end of the course, students shall therefore acquire overall knowledge of the history of French literature (main literary movements, authors and works), along with critical competences and the capacity of applying them to the comparative analysis of texts belonging to different literary genres (poetry, narrative prose, essay, and theatre). Moreover, they will be expected to be able to present the topics of the course in French.

Syllabus

Feuillages : écrire le végétal dans la littérature française

Textes

Joachim du BELLAY, L’Olive, éd. Tina Caldarini, Genève, Droz, 2002

Jacques GRÉVIN, La Gélodacrye et les 24 sonnets romains, éd. Michèle Clément, PU de Saint-Etienne, 2001

Guillaume du BARTAS, La Sepmaine, éd. Y. Bellenger, Paris, STFM, 1983

Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Paul et Virginie, Paris, Gallimard, “Folio classique”, n. 4064

BALZAC, Le lys dans la vallée, Paris, Gallimard, “Folio classique”, n. 4123

Barbey d’Aurevilly, Œuvres romanesques complètes, Paris, Gallimard, coll. “Bibliothèque de la Pléiade”, I-II, 1964-1966 (fotocopie a cura della docente)

Sous le signe d’Ophélie: Au jardin de l’infante et autres poèmes décadents, anthologie de textes, réunis par R. Gorris Camos, 2018

André GIDE, La porte étroite, Paris, Gallimard, “Folio”, n. 210

André GIDE, Isabelle, Paris, Gallimard, “Folio”, n. 144

André GIDE, La Symphonie Pastorale, Paris, Gallimard, “Folio”, n. 18


Textes critiques

“Feuillages francophones”. Dire et écrire le végétal dans les Pays francophones, a cura di Riccardo Benedettini, “Feuillages”, n. 3, http://www.cinquecentofrancese.it

Emanuele COCCIA, La vie des plantes, Paris, Rivages, 2016

Dictionnaire littéraire des fleurs et des jardins (XVIIIe et XIXe siècles), Paris, Champion, 2017

R. GORRIS CAMOS, «  La merveille fit le Desir eveiller  » (Peletier)  : plantes merveilleuses entre science et poésie, in Les raisons du merveilleux, Actes du Colloque de l’Ecole des Chartes, Paris, 10-11 décembre 2015, Paris, Garnier, 2018

Dominique BRANCHER, Quand l’esprit vient aux plantes. Botanique sensible et subversion libertine (XVIe -XVIIe siècles), Genève, Droz, 2015

La letteratura e i giardini, Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi di Verona - Garda, 2-5 ottobre 1985, a cura di E. Balmas, Firenze, Olschki, 1987

J.-M. RACAULT, Etudes sur  Paul et Virginie  et l'oeuvre de Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Paris, Didier Erudition, 1986 (disponibile su Gallica e in e-book)

R. GORRIS CAMOS, Il tema del giardino nell’itinerario creativo di André Gide virgola in La letteratura e i giardini, Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi di Verona-Garda, 2-5 ottobre 1985, Firenze, Olschki, 1987, pp. 153-165.

A. GIDE, La Symphonie Pastorale, présentée, annotée et analysée par Rosanna Gorris, coll. "Pour lire", dirigée par G. Bogliolo, Rapallo, CIDEB, 1994, 128 pp.

R. GORRIS CAMOS, Isabelle e dintorni, Aoste, Duc, 1990

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam, in French, based on the texts analysed during the course.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018