FJ0B765 Quebec Drama

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Vurm, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Tue 18:00–19:40 G24
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The lecture and the discussion form of teaching will be employed. The lecture deals with the history of the frech speaking theater in Canada from the beginning till nowdays. The readings and the analysis will touch such authors as Marc Lescarbot, Joseph Quesnel, Antoine Gérin-Lajoie, Louis-Honoré Fréchette, Réjean Ducharme, Gratien Gélinas, Marcel Dubé, Claude Gauvreau, Jacques Ferron, Antonine Maillet, Michel Tremblay, Marco Micone and others.
  • 1. Situation up to 1760 and changes after 1760. 2. Theatre in Canada between 1760 and 1867. 3. Theatral life and new institutions at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. 4. Transformation period 1930-1960. Towards a modern theatre. 5.The Quiet Revolution in the 60's and 70's, social and politic function of the theatre 6. Posmodern otherness: gender, homosexual, immigrant and fist nations themes
    required literature
  • GREFFARD, Madeleine and Jean-Guy SABOURIN. Le théâtre québécois. [Montréal]: Boréal, 1997. 120 s. ISBN 2-89052-842-1. info
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Dějiny francouzsko-kanadské a quebecké literatury (History of French Canadian and Quebec Literature). 1st ed. Brno: Host, 2005. 534 pp. 1. ISBN 80-7294-140-2. info
  • GODIN, Jean Cléo and Laurent MAILHOT. Théâtre québécois. Nouv. éd. [Québec]: Bibliothéque québécoise, 1988. 366 p. ;. ISBN 2-89406-009-2. info
    recommended literature
  • LEGRIS, Renée. Le Théâtre au Québec, 1825-1980 : reperes et perspectives. Montréal: VLB, 1988. 205 p. : i. ISBN 2-89005-331-819. info
  • Belair, Michel: Le Nouveau théâtre québécois, Montréal, Leméac 1973
  • Cotnam, Jacques: Le théâtre québecois, instrument de contestation sociale et politique, Montréal, Fides 1976
  • Théâtre québécois : tendances actuelles. Edited by Gilles Girard. Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1985. 248 s. info
  • Le théâtre québécois, 1975-1995. Edited by Dominique Lafon. [Québec]: Fides, 2001. 523 s. ISBN 2-7621-2225-2. info
  • Le Québécois et sa littérature. Edited by René Dionne. Sherbrooke: Éditions Naaman, 1984. 462 s. ISBN 2-89040-299-1. info
    not specified
  • TOUGAS, Gérard. Destin littéraire du Québec. Montréal, Québec: Québec/Amérique, 1982. 208 p. ISBN 2-89037-137-9. info
  • Hamel, Reginal - Hare, John - Wyczynski, Paul: Dictionnaire pratique des auteurs québécois, Montréal, Fides 1976
  • Focus on Quebec : five essays on Quebecois society and culture. Edited by Christopher Rolfe. Edinburgh: Grecf, 1997. v, 63. ISBN 0950906336. info
Teaching methods
Lecture and seminar on the analysis of selected texts. Lecture attendance is obligatory.
Assessment methods
Seminar paper, 18.000 characters.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2017, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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