611125 VU Francophone Literatures and Cultures (with Reading List)

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 19.09.2020 Place course on memo list
611125
VU Francophone Literatures and Cultures (with Reading List)
VU 2
7,5
weekly
annually
German

This course, held in French, will be dedicated to the exploration of so-called engaged literature defined by Jean-Paul Sartre in Qu'est-ce que la littérature?

Students

*will be able to explain the principles of engaged literature
*
will dispose of theoretical knowledge and practical analytical tools to analyze texts written in the tradition of engaged writing
* will be conscious about the differences between 'traditional' and 'postmodern' literary engagement.


The students will be asked to read and analyse in detail the following texts:

Presentations, reading, analysis, workshops (depending on the number of participants)

Assessment

  1. Regular and active participation
  2. Presentations
  3. Reading
  4. Written papers
  5. Final test

Knowledge of the key-concepts by reading (not entirley):

(1) Emile Zola, J'accuse

(2) J.-P. Sartre: Qu'est-ce que la littérature; Pour une théâtre des situations

(3) Albert Memmi, Portrait du colonisé

(4) Lagasnerie, Geoffroy de Lagasnerie /Édouard Louis: "Écrivains de gauche, engagez-vous"

(5) Pour une littérature-monde en francais

Female voices:

(1) Simone de Beauvoir: Le deuxième sexe

(2) Chloé Delaume: Mes bien chères soeurs

Texts to be analyzed:

(1) Albert Camus, La Peste

(2) Jean-Paul Sartre: Les mouches

(3) Édouard Louis, Qui a tué mon père 

(4) Tracts de crise. Un virus et des hommes.

Due to substantial differences in the allocation of ECTS-Credits in various curricula (teacher training programs/specialized degree programs), the requirements for this course vary. Information will be provided by the instructor at the beginning of the course. 

see dates
Group 0
Date Time Location
Mon 2020-10-05
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-10-12
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-10-19
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-09
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-16
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-23
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-30
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-12-07
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-12-14
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-01-11
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-01-18
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-01-25
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-02-01
13.45 - 15.15 eLecture - online eLecture - online