The course proposes, through an in-depth examination of the three main french caribean literary movements that took place during the twentieth century, to investigate the stages and modalities of the constitution of a literature written in French language outside the national borders of France.
During the course the student learns to
To know the movements, the currents, the works and the main specific authors of the Caribbean geographical area from the early twentieth century to today.
Reading, understanding and analyzing a literary production, articulated in various genres, made particularly complex by the use by writers of a French language open to the influences of other languages, in particular the Creole.
To place this literature considered "minor" in the wider panorama of the whole francophone literature and also of the postcolonial literature
Obtain additional information on the issues addressed using paper or digital references in the bibliography.
Formulate informed and motivated personal judgments based on an in-depth analysis of the text, related to complex literary and cultural phenomena