French theatre studies (from the Middle Ages to the Revolution)

lthea2241  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

French theatre studies (from the Middle Ages to the Revolution)
Note from June 29, 2020
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.
5 credits
30.0 h
Q1

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
Through the analysis of texts or representative theatrical events, lessons propone a synthetic route into French language theater from the Middle Ages to the Revolution. Continuities and ruptures are highlighted under tree perspective: dramaturgic, aesthetic and historical. Various issues will be deepened, according to eras discussed and analyzed texts.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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Students will be required to place the major authors and main movements in the history of the French theatre, and identify connections with the big names of theatre around the world.

 

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
The lessons are built around a date, an event and a question: the aim is to highlight structuring aspects of the history of French theater. Each presentation introduce to one or more questions and confronts the students with the works themselves, through the analysis of one or more extracts. Links with other works are systematically established and very selective bibliographic supplements are proponed for a possible deepening by the student, as part of a personal work he will have to present to the exam.
Teaching methods
Lecture
Evaluation methods
Oral exam and oral presentation of a personal research
Bibliography
Moodle
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in Performing Arts

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Certificat universitaire en littérature

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General