From the romanticism to modern poetry

Course Information
TitleΑπό το ρομαντισμό στη νεώτερη ποίηση / From the romanticism to modern poetry
Title in FrenchDu romantisme à la modernité poétique
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006420

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
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
The students will be able to recognize the main poetic currents of 19th and first half of 20th century poetry, to make the difference between them and to handle with some of the basic concepts in the poetic analysis in order to proceed to a personal and autonomous approach of the poetry.
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
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The main poetic currents of 19th century will be studied (romanticism, parnassism, symbolism). Especially, emphasis will be given to modern elements - stylistic, morphological and thematical - wich contirbuted to the esthetic change and to create a different poetical voice in the second half of the 19e and the begining of the 20th century. During the course representative texts will be analysed.
poetry, romantisism, symbolism, modern poetry
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
powerpoint, audiovisual presentations
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Student Assessment
The final note is the result of the presentation of exposés during the course and the final written exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Michel Jarrety (dir.), Dictionnaire de Poésie - De Baudelaire à nos jours, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 2001 / Alain Vaillant, La Poésie, Introduction à l’analyse des textes poétiques, Armand Colin, Paris, 2011 / Robert Sabatier, Histoire de la poésie française, volume 5-1 : La Poésie du XIXe siècle : Les Romantiques, Albin Michel, Paris, 1977 / Histoire de la poésie française, volume 5-2 : La Poésie du XIXe siècle : Naissance de la poésie moderne, Albin Michel, Paris, 1977 / Histoire de la poésie française, volume 6-1 : La Poésie du XXe siècle : Tradition et évolution, Albin Michel, Paris, 1982 / D. Rince, Poésie française du XIXe siècle, coll. Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1992 / Albert Béguin, L’âme romantique et le rêve, coll. Biblio Essais, Le Livre de Poche, Paris, 1993
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