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

lrom2223  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

In-depth analysis of French texts from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
5.00 credits
22.5 h
Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2022-2023 !

Language
French
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.
Learning outcomes

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

1 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.
 
Content
In 2021-2022, the course will be jointly given by Professor Mattia Cavagna, for the mediaeval literature part, and by Professor Agnès Guiderdoni, for the 16th century literature part. We will choose a theme that allows us to study the continuities and discontinuities between the literature of the Middle Ages and that of the Renaissance, through a varied corpus of texts. This theme will be announced during the first term.
Teaching methods
Lectures with a variety of teaching materials : reading extracts from works ; PowerPoint presentations
Evaluation methods
Written examen
Other information
Students preparing a master thesis in the field of medieval French and Renaissance literature are strongly encouraged  to follow the course.
Bibliography
Mise à jour chaque année ; voir la page du cours sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [60] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in History

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [60] in History

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