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This course will introduce students to a variety of texts which focus on the theme of relationships between the individual and society in France from the 18th century onwards. The course will involve lectures and tutorials and will include the study of novels, a play and a film.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This introductory 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 individual and society, and will consider the question of cultural constructions of national identity in works of literature and film.
This course code should be followed by students who started studying French as 'beginners' in level 1.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Two 1500-2000 word essay (40% each), oral presentation (20%).
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.