|Course Code :||1003FLWTLF|
|Semester:||Semester: 2nd semester|
|Study load (hours):||112|
|Contract restrictions: ||No contract restriction|
|Language of instruction :||French|
|Exam period:||exam in the 2nd semester|
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
- Competences corresponding the final attainment level of secondary school
An active knowlegde of :Specific prerequisites for this course:
2. Learning outcomes
This course offers a coherent historical framework for other courses in French literature, especially specialization courses dedicated to individual authors. Therefore, encyclopedic knowledge of the evolution of French literature (authors, works, themes,) is important, but still subordinated to developing a historical and cultural-historical conscience allowing students to understand important evolutions in the literary field (genres, currents, innovative authors).
Students will also read 4 literary works and will be able to comment upon these, situating them in their historical context as developed in class (period, genre, stylistic features, themes etc.)
3. Course contents
This course offers a systematic overview of the evolution of French literature from the Middle Ages up to the end of the 18th Century, attempting to situate the evolution of genres and currents and the most important authors in their cultural and historical context.
4. Teaching method
Class contact teaching: Lectures
Personal work: Assignments:Individually
5. Assessment method and criteria
Examination: Oral with written preparation
6. Study material
- syllabus Inleiding tot de Franse letterkunde I, Oude periode (Universitas)- Kris Peeters, Parcours littéraires du moyen âge aux Lumières. Huit siècles de culture et de littérature françaises , Leuven/Voorburg, Acco, 2007.
- a list of works to be read will be announced in class and on BB.
The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
7. Contact information
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