The course aims to: - introduce students to medieval French literature and its peculiarities; - provide the tools for reading and studying literary texts in Ancient and Middle French; - acquire awareness of the peculiarities related to the handwritten and printed transmission of medieval works.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge: to know the medieval romance, Chrétien de Troyes' romances, its transmission and reception. Skills: to be able to read and understand the original texts presented in class and to comment on linguistic and stylistic aspects, as well as their literary and cultural value.
Lesson period: First semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)