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French Literary Theory Notes

French Literary Theory Notes

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Like French Film, this is an introductory module, showing students a variety of writings by notable Frenchmen regarding their approaches to literature. My module included works by Sartre, Barthes, Valery and Genette, and I got consistently good marks bordering on a 1st overall.
It is a difficult module, especially for a first year student, but hopefully these notes (bulletpoints, sections on themes, style, context etc) and essays will make things a bit clearer than the language some of the texts are written in!
I never understood how this module would help me until I started focusing on particular authors in my final year, when I found myself remembering random bits and pieces from Barthes and running to the library to rediscover 'Critique et Verite' - it definitely looks good to quote some of these writers in later literary essays and final exams!

Grade Upper 2.1
Institution Oxford University (unaffiliated)
Country United Kingdom
Level Undergraduate
File format DOC

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