FR404 – Littérature du XVIIème et du XVIIIème siècles

Course lecturer :

Dr. Sandra MAGDY

Course assistant :

Course objectives :

By the end of this course, students will be able to differenciate between the different schools of thought that formed the literature of the 17th & 18th centuries. This course also provides a background of the main authors of those two centuries and their master pieces.

Course description :

Ce cours donne un panorama littéraire du XVIIème et du XVIIIème siècle, il se base sur l\’étude de certaines œuvres tirées de ces siècles.

Course assessment :

Mid-term exam 20 pts Course work 20 pts Final exam 60 pts

Recommended text books :

Madame de La Fayette, La Princesse de Clèves, Editions 84,Paris, 2003. Montesquieu, Les Lettres Persanes, Gallimard, Paris, 2013. Voltaire, Candide, Magnard, Paris, 2013.

Recommended refrences :

Collectif, Itinéraires Littéraires, CLE International, Paris, 1999.