FRENCH LITERATURE 2

First cycle degree in LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Campus: PADOVA

Language: French

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: ALESSANDRA MARANGONI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Examination methods: The student can choose a written or a oral exam
A part of the exam will be in French
Course unit contents: Main Subject: Religion, in France, in the age of Enlightenment.
Main Forms: "dictionnaire", "conte philosophique", roman par lettres", "dialogue philosophique", "autobiography", romantic lyric poetry", the raise of the french novel.
Texts from: Pierre Beyle, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot, l'Encyclopédie, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Vigny, Hugo, Balzac.
The student will read two texts in the original French version:
Montesquieu, Lettres persanes
Voltaire, Candide ou l'optimisme
Rousseau, Les Reveries du promeneur solitaire
Chateaubriand, Atala, René
Vigny, Stello
Balzac, Le père Goriot