Clacisism and the age of Enlightenment

Course Information
TitleΚλασικισμός και Διαφωτισμός / Clacisism and the age of Enlightenment
Title in FrenchClassicisme et Lumières
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006366

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Attendance and participation with essays during the semester
Learning Outcomes
Training to the study of texts of the French literature from classicism and the enlightenment Improvement of the reading and writing comprehension and expression Familiarization with the basic terminology/jargon of literary analysis Basic/partial study of the French literary history Autonomous understanding and interpretation of different literary texts Capacity to distinguish different types of texts as well as stylistic characteristics
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
We study extracts from representative literary works from classicism and the enlightenment. Special emphasis is given to the socio-historical context of the era as well as to the relations that developed between the various art forms.
Literary analysis, French Literature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
Laboratory Work120.5
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments351.4
Student Assessment
Continuous assessment with papers and exercises during the semester, as well as a written 2,5 hour exam at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ρενέ Ντεκάρτ,ο Λόγος Περί της Μεθόδου (Εισαγωγικά σχόλια-Μετάφραση:Πόλυ Μακροπούλου),Θεσσαλονίκη,University Studio Press,2012.
Additional bibliography for study
XVIIe Siècle,Collection littéraire Lagarde et Michard,Bordas XVIIIe Siècle,Collection littéraire Lagarde et Michard,Bordas La littérature française du XVIIIe Siècle,Michel Delon,Pierre Malandain,PUF,1998
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