FJ2A021 French Literature I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
FJ2A021/komb: Fri 23. 9. 10:00–13:40 G11, Fri 18. 11. 10:00–11:40 G11, Fri 16. 12. 10:00–11:40 G11, P. Kyloušek
FJ2A021/prez: Tue 16:00–17:40 G12, P. Kyloušek
Prerequisites
A solid knowledge of the French language.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to show the different theoretical approaches to the category of time and their application to literary texts.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to analyze literary texts, particularly the different modalities of temporality and narrative strategies. This theoretical knowledge can be applied to the analysis of the master's thesis.
Syllabus
  • The lecture will be combined with seminar work on selected theoretical and literary texts. The focus will be on modern prose. 1. Physical, biological and psychological time. Time in human cultures. 2. Grammatical time, the expression of time, space-time deixis, "temps du discours" and "temps du récit" in French (Benveniste, Genette, Maingueneau) 3. Time and the narrator: Diderot, Balzac, Gide, Céline. 4. Time and space in myth and in the novel: Lévi-Strauss, Tournier. 5. The representation of time: Proust. 6. Subjectification of time: Le Clézio. 7. Time, space and the narrator in the theatre: Ionesco, Beckett.
Literature
    required literature
  • Kubíček, Tomáš, Vypravěč, Brno, Host 2007
  • Maingueneau, Dominique. Elements de linguistique pour le texte littéraire. Paris. Bordas 1990
  • DOLEŽEL, Lubomír. Heterocosmica. Fikce a možné světy. Vydání české první. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 2003. 311 s. ISBN 80-246-0735-2.
    recommended literature
  • Červenka, Miroslav, Fikční světy lyriky, Litomyšl, Paseka 2003
  • Maingueneau, Dominique. La pragmatique pour le discours littéraire. Paris. Bordas 1990
    not specified
  • BENVENISTE, Émile. Dvanáct esejů o jazyce : Problemes du langage (Orig.) : Problems of Language (Orig.). Translated by Miroslav Pravda - Jan Šabršula. Vyd. 1. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1970. 227 s.
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Mythe, roman et temporalité. Etudes Romanes de Brno. Brno: Vydavatelství Masarykovy univerzity Brno, 1995, XLIV, č. 15, s. 7-14. ISSN 0231-7532.
  • BERGSON, Henri. Durée et simultanéité : a propos de la théorie d'Einstein. Paris: Félix Alcan, 1922.
  • Benveniste, Emile. Problèmes de linguistique générale, Paris. Galliimard 1996
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Znak, struktura, vyprávění. Výbor z prací francouzského strukturalismu. 1. vyd. Brno: Host, 2002. 324 s. Strukturalistická knihovna 10. ISBN 80-7294-016-3
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Les temps de J.-M.G. Le Clézio. Etudes Romanes de Brno. Brno.: Vydavatelství Masarykovy univerzity Brno, 1994, XLIII, č. 14, s. 19-34. ISSN 0231-7532.
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Temps, formes verbales et narration. In Opera Romanica. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita, 2001. s. 181-193. ISBN 80-7040-504-
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars.
Assessment methods
Seminar work: analysis of a selected text.
Language of instruction
French
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Lze zapisovat až po úspěšném složení souborné nebo bakalářské zkoušky.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Kombinovaná forma studia: 14 hodin za semestr.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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