Short Title:French Literature and Society
Full Title:French Literature and Society
Module Code:LITR H4009
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Field of Study:Political Science and civics
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DAVID IRWIN
Module Author:EAMONN MAHER
Module Description:The aim of this module is to enable the student to acquire a thorough knowledge of a selected number of literary works, enabling them to develop a sophisticated critical consciousness and an awareness of the interrelationship between literature and society.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Evaluate the role played by literature in modern French society
LO2 Read literary texts in French
LO3 Analyse literary texts as works of
LO4 Critically approach and analyse literary texts and the role played by literature in its social and political context in French society
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Literature appreciation
This course will focus on a number of different literary genres; contemporary novel, drama or poetry
100.00%
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Assignment This course will focus on a number of different literary genres; contemporary novel, drama, short story   0.00 n/a
Assignment Reading Focus on reading texts of a literary nature   33.00 n/a
Assignment Discussion and evaluation   33.00 n/a
Assignment Writing   34.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 3.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 3.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Jean Paul Sartre 1991, Huis Clos, Gallimard
  • François Mauriac, Thérèse Desqueyroux, Pocket
  • Samuel Beckett 1987, En attendant Godot, Editions de Minuit
  • Albert Camus, La Peste, Pocket Ed.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HEURS_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European Studies 7 Elective