Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Introduce students to the methodologies and principles of the discipline through the analysis of a particular question of comparative literature.
|2.||Provide students with an understanding of the essential structures and challenges of comparative literature and prepare them to undertake their own advanced research in the field of comparative literary studies.|
|3.||Encourage students to research questions related to national literature, as well as to expand their knowledge of foreign literature (Europe, Africa, America, Asia).|
|4.||Help student defining a research topic (by choosing a body of literature and a consistent methodological framework) and to analyze it using a critical approach and a comparative perspective.|
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”.
The students may read the novels in their original language, according to their linguistic skills.
- Théophraste, Des caractères
- La Bruyère, Les caractères
- Cervantès, Nouvelles exemplaires
- Balzac, La Cousine Bette
- Pirandello, Un, personne et cent mille
- Un choix de textes théoriques sera disponible sur Moodle.