Text analysis in Spanish

lrom2840  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Text analysis in Spanish
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
22.5 h

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

Fabry Geneviève;
Language : Spanish
an introductory knowledge of Spanish literature and a good proficiency in Spanish (advanced level, B2  in terms of the Common European reference framework).
Main themes
The course consists of a comprehensive study of Spanish literary texts. Philological, linguistic, contextual information, etc will allow students to deepen their understanding of the works. Some theoretical and methodological considerations and critical use of the secondary literature on the works will allow them to produce their own reading and interpretation.

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

1 At the end of the course, students will be able to develop a deeper interpretation, verbatim, methodologically and theoretically based, on one or more work (s ) .Major (s) of Spanish literature , which has ( have ) the subject of the course. There also will be able to develop an epistemological reflection about the critical corpus on the work in question.

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”.
After a brief historical-literary contextualization, these works will be considered under three main headings:
1) a textual and philological analysis,
2) a hermeneutical approach that questions the relationship of contemporary literary criticism to the mystical poetry,
3) an analysis of translations that puts into perspective the history of the reception of the text.
Teaching methods
The course consists of a careful and rigorous analysis of texts of Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) and John of the Cross (1542-1591), based on philological research, historical and more recent literature.
Evaluation methods
Presentation of an essay
Other information
Teaching material : Secondary literature linked to the topic of the course. Reading of the selected literary works and of critical studies.
- Cántico espiritual y poesía completa, San Juan de la Cruz; edición, prólogo y notas de Paola Elia y María Jesús Mancho; con un estudio preliminar de Domingo Ynduráin, Barcelona, Crítica, 2002.

Oeuvres/ Thérèse d'Avila, Jean de la Croix ; édition publiée sous la direction de Jean Canavaggio, avec la collaboration de Claude Allaigre e.a.

Paris : Gallimard, 2012
Libro de la vida/ Teresa de Jesus; ed., introd. y notas de Otger Steggink Madrid: Castalia , 1986
- Articles critiques disponibles à la DUC
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [60] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Master [60] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Certificat universitaire en littérature

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

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General