The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Focalisation on the novelistic gender is not exclusive : in relation with the particular questions treated, works from other genders, or other arts, could also be taken in consideration.
Students will work together in small groups which will allow other texts to be examined, facilitate learning and help students to have a practical involvement in their studies.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
To be able to produce a relevant and illuminating analysis, with arguments, of a poetic text ;
To situate it on stylistic, aesthetical, historical and cultural levels ;
To evaluate the crossing between methodological tools and results ;
To write an analysis.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Formal lectures and working groups. Attendance in working groups is compulsory. Absence without a valid excuse will have an impact in the final examination.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Students will have to write a short paper analyzing a francophone novel (50% of the grade). The paper should be submitted on the first day of the exam period.
Students are required to attend 4 sessions of tutorial. Before each session, they will have to complete an assignment. Only the final assignment will be evaluated (50% of the grade), and will consist of a critical analysis submitted on the first day of the exam period. Please note that students will be allowed to submit their final paper only if they have attended the tutorial and completed all the previous assignments.
Evaluation methods remain the same from one exam period to another.
- Sony Labou Tansi, La Vie et demie, Paris, Points, 1998.
- Alain Mabanckou, Mémoires de porc-épic, Paris, Points, 2017.
- Ahmadou Kourouma, Les Soleils des indépendances, Paris, Points, 1995.
- Patrick Chamoiseau, Un dimanche au cachot, Paris, Gallimard, 2009 (Folio).
- Dany Laferrière, Je suis un écrivain japonais, Paris, Librairie générale française, 2012 (Le Livre de poche).
- Maryse Condé, Histoire de la femme cannibale, Paris, Gallimard, 2005 (Folio).