French Literature IV: Novel

Course Information
TitleΓαλλική Λογοτεχνία IV: Μυθιστόρημα / French Literature IV: Novel
Title in FrenchLittérature française IV : le roman
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006372

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
1. ΜΑΚΡΟΠΟΥΟΥ-ΠΑΠΑΚΗ Μ.Maria Makropoulou
2. ΠΛΟΥΜΙΣΤΑΚΗ Κ.Kalliopi Ploumistaki
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
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Training to the study of texts of the French novel production 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
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course presents the various types, tendencies, etc. of the French novel, from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution.
novel, literature, history, poetry
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Power-point, audiovisual material through P/C (projections, etc.)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment682.7
Student Assessment
Final written exam (duration: 2,5 hrs) or final oral exam or both, according to the choice of the teacher
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Marie Makropoulou, L’ENFANT-ACTEUR SUR LA SCENE ROMANESQUE. Théâtre du « je » et drame de l’enfance (Vallès, Daudet, Renard), Thessalonique, University Studio Press, 2010.
Additional bibliography for study
Collection littéraire Lagarde-Michard (ΧΙΧème s., XXème s.) Raimond Michel, Le Roman, Paris, Coll. Cursus, A.Colin, 1988. Raimond Michel, Le roman depuis la Révolution, Paris, A. Colin, 1967. Vincent Jouve, La Poétique du roman, Paris, Armand Colin, 2007 Marthe Robert, Roman des origines et origines du roman, Paris, Grasset, 1972. Guy de Maupassant, Pierre et Jean (introduction) Mikhaïl Bakhtine, Esthétique et théorie du roman, Paris, Gallimard, 1975-78. Georges Lukacs, La théorie du roman, Paris, Gonthier, 1963. Girard René, Mensonge romantique et vérité romanesque, Paris, Grasset, 1961. Pierre Chartier, Introduction aux grandes théories du roman, Paris, Armand Colin 2007.Bourneuf Roland, Ouellet Réal, L'Univers du roman, Paris, PUF, 1972. Auerbach Erich, Mimésiz. La représentation de la réalité dans la littérature Occidentale, Paris, Gallimard, "Tel", 1977.
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