Littératures britanniques


Introduction to British literature

Survey of British Literature : genres and authors

The course is divided into a weekly lecture which provides a survey of English literary history and a weekly seminar based upon the analysis of a literary extract from a canonical text.

Suggested reading: 

Françoise Grellet et Marie-Hélène Valentin, An Introduction to English Literature: From Philip Sidney to Graham Swift

Compétences visées

  • Gain an understanding of the dynamics of English literary history
  • Acquire and practise critical reading skills in the 3 major literary genres (drama, poetry, fiction)