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FR3021   An Introduction to the French Classical Period

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module aims to give a general introduction to the broader concerns of the literature of seventeenth-century France, looking at elements of development in the literary genres, while relating them to fundamental changes in the society of the time. Prescribed texts will be drawn from authors such as Corneille, Racine, Moliƌre, Madame de la Fayette and La Fontaine.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1.5 hours and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 27

Guided independent study hours: 123

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson