In-depth analysis of French texts from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

LROM2223  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

In-depth analysis of French texts from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
5.0 credits
22.5 h
2q

This biannual course is taught on years 2015-2016, 2017-2018, ....

Teacher(s)
Van Hemelryck Tania (coordinator) ; Guiderdoni Agnès ; Cavagna Mattia ; Delsaux Olivier (compensates Guiderdoni Agnès) ; Delsaux Olivier (compensates Van Hemelryck Tania) ;
Language
Français
Prerequisites

a good knowledge of the basics of Old and Middle French

Main themes

The course is dedicated to the in-depth analyse of several texts, from both the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, focusing on a topic chosen every year.

Aims

At the end of the formation, students :

  • will be able to practise a critical text analysis;
  • will have gained an in-depth knowledge of poetical and rhetorical devices of literary texts;
  • will be able to comprehend the continuities and disruptions within the use of these devices from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

Content updated each year; before the start of the academic year.

Teaching methods

Lectures with a variety of teaching materials : reading extracts from works ; PowerPoint presentations

Evaluation methods

Written examen

Other information

Students preparing a dissertation in the field of medieval French are strongly encouraged  to follow the course.

Bibliography

Updated annually ; see the course website on iCampus

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

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Sigle
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Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
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