FJ2B0212 Overview of Francophone Literatures

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2023

The course is not taught in Spring 2023

Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Petr Vurm, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
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 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 12 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
- Provide an introduction to the problem of Literary Francophonie and an overview of principal works - Reflect upon the challenges represented by postcolonial writing - Look for analogies and intertextual references
Learning outcomes
- Better orientation in Francophone literatures - Capability to read and analyze Francophone texts
  • 1. The challenges of the Francophonie 2. Colonization and decolonization - critical approach 3. Litterature of Maghreb and Machrek 4. The predecessors 5. The Negritude 6. Independences 7. The contemporaries 8. Negritude against Créolité 9. Exile litterature
    recommended literature
  • VURM, Petr. Anthologie de la littérature francophone (Anthology of Francophone Literature). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 142 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7091-2. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
    not specified
  • Beniamino, Michel, La francophonie littéraire, L’Harmattan, Paris, 1999
  • Joubert, Lecarme, Vercier, Les littératures francophones depuis 1945, Bordas, Paris, 1986.
  • Viatte Auguste, Histoire comparée des littératures francophones, Nathan, Paris, 1980.
  • Dalembert, Louis-Philippe, Trouillot, Lyonel, Haïti, une traversée littéraire, Philippe Rey, Paris, 2010.
  • Moura, Jean-Marc, Littérature francophone et théorie postcoloniale, PUF, Paris, 1999.
  • Joubert, Jean-Louis (éd.), Littérature francophone : anthologie, Nathan, Paris, 1992.
  • Chevrier, Jacques, Littérature nègre, Armand Colin, Paris, 1984.
  • Combe, Dominique, Les littératures francophones, PUF, Paris, 2010.
Teaching methods
- Lectures - Student papers - Quiz on textual knowledge
Assessment methods
- 3 written assignments - participation in research - 1 paper on a work of theory and on a work of fiction - (credit) written test - (exam) analysis of a text chosen by the professor
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.

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