L-LIN/03 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

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Detailed Course Content

Contents: Presentation and analysis of different types of literary and artistic genres on diachronic and synchronic levels. Identification of

the evident and hidden dynamics on the construction of the text through a variety of different methods. (Especially aesthetic and perfomative)

Textbook Information

A 4 ECTS Arts and writing in the Nineteenth century

In–depth analysis of the historical, cultural and artistic-literary movements of the XIX and XX and the extrême contemporain in a comparative perspective.


Philippe Hamon, Imageries,Littératures et Images au XIX siècle, Paris, Corti, 2007

Théophile Gautier en Italie, (sous la direction de Giovanna Bellati), Roma Aracne, 2001 ;

Maria Teresa Puleio, Théophile Gautier, Spirite, (edizione critica, Catania, Cuecm, 1993

Maria Teresa Puleio, Le bal masqué, saggio sulla narrtaiva di Théophile Gautier, Catani Cuecm, 1987

(Dossier with a selection of texts and documents)



We recommend: H. Mitterand , Littérature. Textes et Documents, Paris, Nathan; Lagarde et Michard, Les grands auteurs français, Paris, Bordas; Brunel-Bellenger, Histoire de la littérature française, Paris, Bordas.


B 2 ECTS Contemporary francophone theatre : dialogue between Arts Texts:


Wajdi Mouawad, Seuls, Arles, Actes Sud, 2008.

Wajdi Mouawad, Le sang des promesses, (La tétralogie), Actes Sud/Lémeac, 2009.

Waidi Mouawad, Incendies, Montréal, Lémeac, 2009.

Wajdi Mouawad, Incendies, étude critique par François Coissard, Paris, Champion, 2014.

Denis Villeneuve, Incendies, version cinématographique, 2010.


Both the course activities and the syllabus will be in French language. They consider the different educational purposes of the post-graduate courses in Comparative Languages and Literatures and in Modern Philology

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