FREN 320: ADVANCED STUDIES IN FRENCH LITERATURE FROM 1000 TO 1700
Tuesday 11.00 – 12.30 Buchanan B209
Thursday 11.00 – 12.30 Hennings D304
|Prof. Juliet O’Brien|
|Office: Buchanan Tower 728||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Office hours:||Tel: 604-822-4009|
|Monday 11.00 – 12.00 noon
Wednesday 11.00 – 12.00 noon
or by email appointment
This course has a WebCT Vista site, where this outline and the syllabus are also posted.
Weekly advance preparation and passages for close reading will be posted there in advance of each class, as will be assignments.
Outlines for each class will appear after the event.
- 3 short quizzes (22 September, 3 November, 24 November): questions based on course blog entries
- Writing portfolio: notes, drafts, plans, and paragraph-length pieces
- 1 critical analysis / close-reading commentary (17 November): based on the best portfolio-piece
- Midterm (13 October): mini-essay
- 1 final examination (December examination period, date TBA): essay
The class will be conducted in French; French majors should submit all written work in French.
|Weekly short responses to readings, course blog entries||
|Participation, attendance, quizzes (in class)||
|Writing portfolio (in class)||
|1 critical analysis||
|Midterm (in class)||
- François Villon, Poésies complètes, ed. Claude Thiry (Paris: Livre de Poche, coll. “Lettres Gothiques”, 1991).
- Marguerite de Navarre, Heptaméron, ed. Simone de Reyff (Paris: Flammarion “GF”, 1982)
- Michel de Montaigne, Essais Livre I, ed. Alexandre Micha (Paris: Flammarion “GF”, 1969)
- Jean de La Fontaine, Contes et nouvelles en vers, ed. Alain-Marie Bassy (Paris: Gallimard “Folio”, 1982)
- Jean Racine, Phèdre, ed. Raymond Picard (Paris: Gallimard “Folio”, 2000)
All are available from the UBC Bookstore. Being standard editions, they will also be obtainable elsewhere.
- French monolingual dictionary: Petit Larousse, Petit Robert
- Grand Larousse encyclopédique: library
- French-English bilingual dictionary: ex. Collins-Robert, Oxford-Hachette
- ARTFL dictionaries: online at http://humanities.uchicago.edu/orgs/ARTFL/
If you are connecting from off-campus, see http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/proxyinfo/ first
Further online resources will be provided via the WebCT Vista site: suggested reference works, style guides, and links to electronic projects, museum websites, and virtual galleries.
[Outline subject to change.]