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Explication de textes : American War Writing

Faculté de gestion: Faculté des lettres

Responsable(s): Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Intervenant(s): -

Période de validité: 2016 -> 2016

Pas d'horaire défini.

Séminaire

Semestre d'automne
2 heures par semaine
28 heures par semestre

Langue(s) d'enseignement: anglais
Public: Oui
Crédits: 0

Objectif

The purpose of this seminar is to familiarize you with the terms and tools of the literary analysis of prose. We will be focusing on concepts such as narration, style, focalization, genre, discourse and figurative language. A second goal of this course is to introduce you to some of the issues raised by the telling of stories about war and combat and military death. The course texts will be a selection of stories and excerpts from novels and memoirs dealing with war. All the texts will be by American authors.

Evaluation

One short midterm and one final essay ; group discussion.

Bibliographie

texts will be available on moodle during the semester

Informations supplémentaires

www.unil.ch/angl

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