cod. 06194

Academic year 2020/21
2° year of course - Second semester
Simonetta Anna VALENTI
Academic discipline
Letteratura francese (L-LIN/03)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
36 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

The Course has the following educational objectives:
- competence of the main phases of Libanese history;
- kwoledge of some authors, representative of the contemporary literary panorama;
- capacity to analyse the text, in relation with the main mouvements of Libanese literature in French.


Having a linguistic competence in French, compared to the B1/B2 level.

Course unit content

The Course aims at introducing students into Libanese Literature in French, through the study and the textual analysis of some contemporary novels that are particularly meaningful and interesting.

Full programme

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-- ANDREE CHEDID, Le message, Paris, Flammarion, 2000;
- CHARIF MAJDALANI, Villa des femmes, Paris, Seuil, 2015;
- YASMINE KHLAT, Cet amour, Tunis, Editions Elyzad, 2020;
- WAJDI MOUAWAD, Anima, Paris, Actes Sud, 2012.

Teaching methods

Lessons, taught with authentic documents and new technologies.

Assessment methods and criteria

The students' competences will be verified through an oral examination, which will implicates the evaluation of the following competences:
-knowledge of the main contents of the works examined, particularly in relation to the theme of war (themes, motives, rhetorical figures, images and symbols, meanings of the study of the spacial and temporal of texts;
- knowledge of the main lines of Libanese history, in relation to the works analysed;
- knoledge of the authors and of their itinerary.

Other information

The novels, the slides and videos, as well as the material given by the Teacher during her Course, or being researched during it, are part of the Programme and will be asked during the oral examination.
Students who will be present at the Oral Examination without the entire text of every novel in French and without the material assigned and available on Elly.Dusic website, will not be admissed to the Exam.