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)
5.0 credits
30.0 h
1q

This biannual course is taught on years 2014-2015, 2016-2017, ...

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
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

  • 1

    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)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
5
-

Master [120] in Performing Arts
5
-

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
5
-

Master [60] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
5
-

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General
5
-

Certificat universitaire en littérature
5
-