32/19/018 - FRENCH LITERATURE 2
Academic Year 2019/2020
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FABIO VASARRI (Tit.)
- Teaching style
- Lingua Insegnamento
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knowledge of the main lines of evolution of the French literature; recognizing the main literary genres and movements, by studying relevant texts and authors ans setting them in their historical and cultural contexts; critical approach to studying literary texts.
Analysis of texts in French; comparing different authors and works; basic elements of literary criticism.
General knowledge of French literature, analysis of French literary texts in their contexts.
The French novel of the 20th century, from Proust to the Oulipo.
Autobiography and fiction in the late 20th century French literature.
Lessons and seminars in classroom, including discussion on the subjects.
Verification of learning
Oral exam in French and Italian during which the student should demonstrate
- knowing the selected works and placing them in their genres and historical and literary contexts
- knowing the main contents of the course, especially the main literary movements involved;
- using an appropriate terminology.
a) Three of the following novels, in French; alternative choices will have to be approved by the teacher :
Proust, Un amour de Swann; Gide, Les caves du Vatican; Breton, Nadja; Céline, Voyage au bout de la nuit ; Sartre, La Nausée; Camus, L’Étranger; Duras, Moderato cantabile; Butor, La modification; Sarraute, Tropismes; Robbe-Grillet, La jalousie; Queneau, Les fleurs bleues; Yourcenar, Mémoires d’Hadrien; Perec, Les choses; Tournier, Vendredi ou les limbes du Pacifique
b) One of the following handbooks : Il romanzo francese del Novecento, ed. by Sandra Teroni, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2008; Dominique Rabaté, Le roman français depuis 1900, Paris, PUF, 1998;
Bruno Blanckeman, Le roman depuis la Révolution française, Paris, PUF, 2011 (only the sections on the 20th century).
c) three of the following works, in French :
Perec, W ou le souvenir d’enfance ; Sarraute, Enfance ; Duras, L’amant ; Ernaux, La place ; Une femme ; « Je ne suis pas sortie de ma nuit ».
d) Il romanzo francese contemporaneo, ed. by Gianfranco Rubino, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2012, pp. 3-11 e 89-108.
Further information will be given during the lessons.