FJ3012 French Crime Fiction

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Marcela Poučová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Marcela Poučová, Ph.D.
Department of French Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Barbora Hůrková
Supplier department: Department of French Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The course concurs with the lectures of the history of French literature from the bachelor's program. Based on the reading of texts of chosen authors the students will get closely acquainted with one of the most popular literary genres in France. The goal of the course is to teach the students to work with a specific literary genre and expand their capacity to work with a literary text during the lessons of French language.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students: - are acquainted with the predecessors of the genre, classical and temporary leading authors and with detective stories for children and youth; - learn text analysis, emphasis is given at methodological possibilities offered by detective stories. The output will be a methodologically focused seminar work coming from the reading of recommended authors.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to the genre problems. 2. Predecessors (Vidocq, Balsac, Hugo, Gaborieu. 3. Classical period (Leroux, Leblanc, Malet, Simenon). 4. “Néo-polar” authors. 5. Contemporary French detective fiction, literary awards, festivals 6. French detective fiction for children and youth 7. Methodological exploitation of detective fiction for children and youth (www. Polar.fle).
Literature
  • MOLLIER, J.-Y., J.-F. SIRINELLI et F. VALLOTTON. Culture de masse et culture médiatique en Europe et dans les Amériques : 1860-1940. Paris : PUF, 2006. ISBN 2-1305-5531-4.
  • VIALA, F. Le roman noir à l'encre de l'histoire: Vásquez Montalbán et Didier Daeninckx, ou, Le polar en su tinta. Paris : Harmattan, 2006. ISBN 2-2960-2300-2.
  • MÜLLER, E., RUOFF, A. Le polar français, crime et histoire. Paris : La fabrique éditions, 2002, 123 p. ISBN2-913372-21-X.
  • KRACAUER, S. Le roman policier. Paris : Payot, 2001, 207 p. ISBN 2-228-89451-6.
  • MESPLEDE, C. Dictionnaire des littératures policières. 2, J-Z. Nantes : coll. Temps noirs, Joseph K., 2003, 917 p. ISBN 2-9106-8632-9.
  • MESPLEDE, C. Dictionnaire des littératures policières. 1, A. Nantes : coll. Temps noirs, Joseph K., 2003, 916 p. ISBN 2-9106-8644-2.
  • ŠRÁMEK, Jiří. Panorama francouzské literatury : od počátku po současnost. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2012. 715 s. ISBN 9788072945658. info
Teaching methods
Seminary, discussion, presentation.
Assessment methods
Workshop Ending: credit. Requirements for ending: meet the workshop requirements and the active participation (70%).
Language of instruction
French
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinované studium 4 hod. konzultací.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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