SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is offered subject to a minimum enrolment of 5 prior to the commencement of the semester.
Offers a detailed study of three outstanding 20th-century authors, Mauriac, Sartre and Camus, who remain highly relevant to contemporary thinking. The unit raises issues such as the quest for authenticity, the oppressiveness of traditional structures and the call to involvement in the existential struggle. Each author is studied within his historical and cultural setting.
ASSESSMENT: Tutorial presentation and 500-word paper in French (20%), 1,500-word essay in French (30%), 3-hr exam (50%)
TEACHING PATTERN: 2x1-hr seminars weekly
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - H Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - H Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.