French Literature I : Poetry

Course Information
TitleΓαλλική Λογοτεχνία Ι: Ποίηση / French Literature I : Poetry
Title in FrenchLittérature française I : poésie
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006350

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
• Study of the French poetic history and evolution • Familiarization with the basic terminology/jargon of literary analysis • Capacity to distinguish different currents, tendencies and poetical movements as well as stylistic characteristics and devices
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course proposes a panoramic overview of French poetry throughout the centuries, combining a historical with a stylistic/poetical approach: evolution and transformations from the Middle Ages to 20th century avant-garde and contemporary poetry, poetical movements and tendencies, poetic codes, devices and techniques through a choice of representative poems of eminent French poets.
History of French poetry, Poetical movements, Poetic devices
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
E-class, e-mail, links and websites relative to the course, etc.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment702.8
Student Assessment
Final written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
BRUNEL P.-BELLENGER Y.- COUTY D.- SELLIER Ph.- TRUFFET M., Histoire de la littérature française, 2 tomes, Paris, Bordas, 1984. DARCOS X.-ROBERT J.-P.-TARTAYRE B., Moyen Âge-XXe , Paris, Hachette, 1987. FAUCONNIER Denis, À la découverte de la poésie, Paris, Ellipses, 2000. JARRETY Michel, La poésie française du Moyen Âge au XXe siècle, Paris, PUF « Quadrige », 2007. JOUBERT Jean-Louis, Genres et formes de la poésie, Paris, A. Colin, 2003. LAGARDE André- MICHARD Laurent, Moyen Âge – XXe siècle, Paris, Bordas, 1986.
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