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This course will introduce students to a variety of texts which focus on the theme of relationships between the centre and periphery in France and the Francophone world from the 17th century onwards. The course will involve lectures and tutorials and will include the study of a play, poetry, postcolonial theory and a film.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course involves the study of a range of set texts or topics, each dealing with key moments and debates in France's intellectual, political and socio-cultural history. All texts/topics are studied from the point of view of the relationship between centre and periphery in France and Francophone countries, and will consider the question of cultural constructions of national identity in works of literature and film.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 20% oral presentation; 40% essay; 40% essay
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
All assignments have a formative as well as a summative role.
The above assignments receive CGS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, and written or verbal feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and tutorial participation is offered in tutorials. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.