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FR5013   French Literary Revolutions (20)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module will enable postgraduates actively to acquire advanced knowledge of contexts that have shaped literature and culture in the French-speaking lands from the Renaissance to the present day. It draws on the expertise of researchers in the Dept of French, and concentrates on the research-led study of major conflicts and continuities in the cultural, literary or intellectual history of the French-speaking lands. The conflicts and continuities studied will vary from year to year but may include: ancients and moderns in the Renaissance, C17th theatrical controversies, Enlightenment travel literature, the Romantic revolution, Symbolism and Decadence, C20th representations of war, literature and philosophy, autofiction and C21st movements such as litt?rature monde.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Seminars and lectures.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%