FJ2B029 The Dandy in the French Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries

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).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc. (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 offered to students of any study field.
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
Course objectives
Explain dandyism as a long-term cultural historical phenomenon, with historical antecedents that go back to courtesy. Analyze the origin of dandyism and its transformations. Analyze literary texts.
Learning outcomes
The course will allow students to:
- master basic concepts to identify the phenomenon of dandyism
- analyze literary texts
Syllabus
  • The lecture and the discussion form of teaching will be employed. The lecture deals with the basic features of the dandysm and its diffents historical aspects in the French literature of the 19the and 20th century. The analysis of texts will try to reveal specific features of the phenomenon as well as its historical relationship. 1. Dandysm as a social and literary phenomenon. 2. Transfer from England to France. 3. Dandysm as a problem of the fringe (marginality). 4. Dandysme and "salons littéraires". 5. Dandysm in the long historical and cultural context.
Literature
  • Kempf, Robert. Sur le dandysme, Paris, 10/18 1971
  • Levillain, H.: L'esprit dandy de Brummel a Baudelaire, Paris, José Corti 1991
  • Scaraffia,Giuseppe. Petit dictionnaire du dandy, Paris, Sand 1988
  • Lemaire, Michel. Le dandysme de Baudelaire a Mallarmé, Montréal/Paris, Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal/Klincksieck 1978
  • Sloterdijk, Peter. Critique de la raison cynique, Paris, Christian Bourgeois 1987, 670 p., trad.: Hans Hildebrand (Zur Kritik des cynischen Vernunft, Suhkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 1983)
  • Carassus, E.: Le snobisme et les lettres françaises de Paul Bourget a Marcel Proust 1884-1914, Paris, Armand Colin 1966
  • Pelán, Jiří. Dandysmus jako kulturní fakt, Kapitoly z francouzské a italské literatury, Praha, Torst 2000, pp. 68-81 (Postface in: Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, O dandysmu a Georgi Brummelovi, Praha, Volvox Globator 1996, pp. 97-110)
  • Barbey d'Aurevilly, Jules. O dandysmu a Georgi Brummelovi, Praha, Volvox Globator 1996
  • Jullian, Philippe. Dictionnaire du snobisme, Paris, éd. Etrepilly, C. de Bartillat 1992
  • Stanton, Domna C. The Aristocrat as art: a study of the Honn te homme and the Dandy in Seventeenth and Nineteenth Frech Literature, New York, Columbia University Press 1980
  • Kyloušek, Petr. Literární hnutí husarů ve Francii po roce 1945, Brno, Vydavatelství Masarykovy univerzity 2002.
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. La réception du dandysme en France et la tradition courtoise (le cas de Barbey d Aurevilly) (The Reception of the dandyism in France and the Courtly Tradition (the Case of Barbey d Aurevilly). Etudes Romanes de Brno. Brno: Vydavatelství Masarykovy univezity Brno, 1999, XLVIII, No 19, p. 19-28. ISSN 0231-7532. info
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. La poétique subversive des hussards (Nimier, Laurent, Blondin, Déon) (The subversive poetics of the "hussards" (Nimier, Laurent, Blondin, Déon)). Etudes Romanes de Brno. Brno: Vydavatelství Masarykovy univerzity Brno, 2001, XXII, No 1, p. 7-18. ISSN 0231-7532. info
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Les Bousingos - une révolution de la poésie? La versification chez Pétrus Borel et Philothée O'Neddy (The "Bousingos" - a revolution in poetry? The versification in the Pétrus Borel's and Philothée O'Neddy's poems). In Le Romantisme frénétique. Brno-Wien: Masarykova univerzita - Universität Wien, 1993. p. 43-60. ISBN 80-210-0647-1. info
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Le dandysme et la tradition courtoise chez Michel Déon. (Dandysm and Court Tradition in Michel Déon's novels.). Etudes Romanes de Brno. Brno: Vydavatelství Masarykovy univerzity Brno, 1998, XLVII, No 18, p. 57-67. ISSN 0231-7532. info
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. Les hussards (Nimier, Blondin, Laurent, Déon) ou l'histoire désavouée (The "hussards" (Nimier, Blondin, Laurent, Déon) or the disavowed history). In Le Roman de ĺ histoire dans l histoire du roman. Katowice: Wydawnictwo Uniwersitetu Slaskiego, 2000. p. 215-224. ISBN 83-226-0997-3. info
  • KYLOUŠEK, Petr. O'Neddy, Baudelaire et les mots longs (O'Neddy, Baudelaire and the long words). Cahiers du Centre d'Études des Tendances Marginales dans le Romantisme Français. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1993, III, No 3, p. 31-47. ISSN 1210-8200. info
  • Liedekerke, Arnould de.Talon rouge: Barbey d'Aurevilly, le dandy absolu, Paris, La Table Ronde 1993
Teaching methods
The lecture and the discussion form of teaching (seminar)will be employed.
Assessment methods
Oral exam.
Language of instruction
French
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught only once.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Pro posluchače od 6 semestru.
Teacher's information
https://elf.phil.muni.cz/elf3/course/view.php?id=1716

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