FJ2A023 French Literature III

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Katia Émilie V. Hayek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Milada Malá, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
FJ2A023/komb: Fri 7. 10. 10:00–11:40 G11, Fri 4. 11. 10:00–11:40 G11, Fri 2. 12. 10:00–11:40 G11, K. Hayek
FJ2A023/prez: Thu 14:00–15:40 B2.51, K. Hayek
Prerequisites
FJ2A022 French Literature II
Knowledge of French at level C1 (CEFRL).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Sapere aude! (Kant) Main objectives can be summarized as follows:
to understand the main trends in french literature in the period from the 16th to 18th centuries. Main discussed topics:
French prose in the European context, the stress will be put on new narrative conceptions and on the ideological and axiological transformations.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to: - Identify and summarize important features of major periods of history fr. literature ; - write an essay (dissertation) defining the basic aesthetic principles of this period based on an analysis of the works of compulsory reading;
- critically evaluate and analyze one selected work in a seminar paper.
Syllabus
  • Basic tendencies in French literature of the 16th-18th centuries.
  • Basic naratological terms and fr. versology.
  • Key names fr. literary movements such as humanism; classicism, Lumieres (repetition of romanticism, surrealism, existentialism, Nouveau roman, and postmodernism to prepare the state examination).
Literature
  • ŠRÁMEK, Jiří. Dějiny francouzské literatury v kostce. V Olomouci: Votobia, 1997. 469 s. ISBN 80-7198-240-7. info
  • BRUNEL, Pierre. Histoire de la littérature française. Paris: Bordas, 1972. info
  • Boisdeffre, Pierre de: Une histoire vivante de la littérature d`aujourd`hui
  • RADIMSKÁ, Jitka and Marcela HORAŽĎOVSKÁ. Anthologie de la littérature française. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 2001. 171 s. ISBN 80-7238-109-1. info
  • Dějiny francouzské literatury 19. a 20. stol. Edited by Jan Otokar Fischer. Vyd. 2. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1981. 657 s. info
  • Dějiny francouzské literatury 19. a 20. stol. Edited by Jan Otokar Fischer. Vyd. 2. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1983. 769 s. info
  • Dějiny francouzské literatury 19. a 20. stol. Edited by Jan Otokar Fischer. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1979. 989 s. info
  • Slovník francouzsky píšících spisovatelů, Praha, Libri 2002
  • Jovanka Šotolová, Francouzská čítanka, Praha, Gutenberg 2004
  • LEPAPE, Pierre. Země literatury : od Štrasburských přísah do Sartrova pohřbu. Translated by Nora Obrtelová. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2006. 519 s. ISBN 9788072942183. info
Teaching methods
Lecture and seminar. In the seminar, students are supposed to have read the books on the list of compulsory readings and prepared for discussion the extracts in study materials. Paper.
Assessment methods
Credits will be assigned on the basis of fulfilling of these requirements:
a) Active participation in the seminar (10 points)
b) Test in form of "disseration" (50 points)
c) Paper (oral or written) in the form of commentaire composé (40 points)
Evaluation
100-93=A
92-85=B
84-77=C
76-69=D
68-60=E
59-0=F
Language of instruction
French
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Přednost u zápisu mají posluchači romanistických oborů.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Kombinovaná forma studia: 14 hodin za semestr.
Teacher's information
EN: If the course is included in one-field combined study plan of the programme Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in French or Spanish Language and Literature, presential teaching is reduced and substituted with self-study and regular tutorials.

The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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