FJ2B0211 Women Writers in French-Canadian and Quebec Literature

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022

The course is not taught in Autumn 2022

Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petr Vurm, Ph.D. (lecturer)
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
Prerequisites
Knowledge of French language at C1 CEFRL level, ability to analyze literary texts.
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: 0/20, 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 course is divided into 13 teaching units of 2 hours. Lectures, guided reading and analyzing texts aims to point out the characteristics of French Canadian and Quebec female authors, from the female perspective: specifics filiation stories, question of authority and authoritarianism, vision of femininity, specificities of women's speech, etc.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- identify and summarize important features of the main periods of female question development in French-speaking Canada
- identify and analyze specific features of gender literature
Syllabus
  • 1.Historical Introduction. 2.Methodological introduction. 3. Reading and analysis of texts (eg. Marie-Claire Blais, Bersianik Meadows, Denise Boucher, Nicole Brossard, Ying Chen, Laure Conan, Hélène Dorion, Louis Dupré, Anne Hébert, Germaine Guèvremont, Suzanne Jacob, Monique LaRue, Rina Lasnier, Jovette Marchessault , Madeleine Monette, Monique Proulx, Esther Rochon, Gabrielle Roy, Lise Tremblay, Elise Turcotte, Yolande Villemaire).
Literature
    required literature
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Dějiny francouzsko-kanadské a quebecké literatury. Vydání první. Brno: Host, 2005. 533 stran. ISBN 8072941402. info
  • Anthologie de la poésie des femmes au Québec : des origines à nos jours. Edited by Nicole Brossard - Lisette Girouard. Nouv. éd. Montréal: Éditions du Remue-ménage, 2003. 476 s. ISBN 2890912094. info
  • BERSIANIK, Louky. Le pique-nique sur l'Acropole :cahiers d'Ancyl : fiction [fí] et [psí]. Edited by Claudine Potvin. Montréal: L'Hexagone, 1992. 226 s. ISBN 2-89295-080-5. info
  • BERSIANIK, Louky. L'Euguélionne :roman. [Montréal]: Stanké, 1976. 412 p. ;. ISBN 2-7604-0250-9. info
    recommended literature
  • Patricia SMART, Écrire dans la maison du père, Montréal, Québec Amérique 1988
Teaching methods
Lecture and guided reading.
Authors whose works will be discussed or may serve for seminar works
Marie-Claire Blais, Louky Bersianik, Denise Boucher, Nicole Brossard, Ying Chen, Laure Conan, Hélène Dorion, Louise Dupré, Anne Hébert, Germaine Guèvremont, Suzanne Jacob, Monique LaRue, Rina Lasnier, Jovette Marchessault, Madeleine Monette, Monique Proulx, Esther Rochon, Gabrielle Roy, Lise Tremblay, Élise Turcotte, Yolande Villemaire.
Assessment methods
Seminar paper (18,000 characters).
Language of instruction
French
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.

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