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AH3902   The Country, City and Society in Nineteenth-Century French Art

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on the Evening Degree Programme

Planned timetable: Mon 6.30 - 9.30 pm

This module will examine French Art, Society and Culture as demonstrated through a study of Realist, Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Avant-Garde paintings c.1840 - c.1900. In particular it will explore the various social and class themes affecting the notions of City versus Country. It will also explore the variety of contemporary artistic and literary texts paying particular attention to the broad range of critical and theoretical texts, written by key figures, during this period. It will also explore modern critical theories and readings of the works and the period in general.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AH2901 and pass AH1901

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take AH3111

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 3-hour session: lecture and tutorial (x 14 weeks), optional office hour (x 14 weeks), 9-hour fieldtrip.

Scheduled learning hours: 65

Guided independent study hours: 235

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Written Assessment = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 1 x Written Assignment to be agreed by the Board of Examiners


Module coordinator: Dr W W Rough
Module teaching staff: Dr W Rough