Literary Theory and Criticism

Literary Theory and Criticism

The course is dedicated to an examination of literary theory and criticism, in particular the history of literary criticism as it developed in France - and more globally within “la francophonie” - over the course of the XIX and XX centuries. What is literature? Of what does it speak? What is its character and/or its object? How shall we approach it? These are the questions we will explore through the works studied.

Required texts:
• Antoine Compagnon, Le Démon de la théorie, Paris, Seuil, Essais,
ISBN-13: 978-2757842041
• Jérôme Roger, La critique littéraire, Paris, Armand Colin, collection « 128 », 2016,
• ISBN-13: 978-2-200-61612-0
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FREN 6675

All Sections in Summer 2021 Language Schools, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2021 Language Schools, LS 6 Week Session

FREN6675A-L21 Lecture (Fonkoua)