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Objectives and Content
Candidates who have completed this course
- have extended knowledge about French literature and can apply various analytical perspectives to literary texts
- have a profound knowledge of one or two central works of French literature
- can discuss the relation between various texts in French with a critical approach to the texts
- masters academic presentations in oral and written French
- have the capacity to structure and formulate ideas clearly and insightfully
Level of Study
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Required Previous Knowledge
Recommended Previous Knowledge
Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap
Access to the Course
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and/or seminars. Teaching is offered in cooperation with the University of Trondheim (NTNU), predominantly as an on-line course.
There may also be some shared classes for students in the NORPART- master´s courses/program.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
One 15 minute oral presentation about a chosen research question related to the reading list.
1 written assignment of around 800 words: a summary of a reading list article which gives weight to the article¿s structure and argumentation. The assignment should also contain a final critical section, where the article¿s strengths and weaknesses are discussed.
Mandatory assignments are valid for one additional semester following the semester of instruction.
Forms of Assessment
The assessment is a term paper of around 3000 words on a given topic (three weeks). The exam must be answered in French.
Students will be offered supervision during the exam.
A compendium consisting of texts on literary theory, in addition to one or two novels and possible adaptations.
The compendium will be made available at litteraturkiosken.no.
The reading list will be published by 1 June for the autumn semester, and by 1 December for the spring semester.