AH3902 - The Country, City and Society in Nineteenth-Century French Art
2022 to 2023 (Semester 1)
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Key module information
SCQF level 9
Only available to those enrolling on the MA Combined Studies or already enrolled on the MA/BSc General degree taken in the evening.
Mon 6.30 - 9.30 pm
Dr W W Rough
Dr W Rough
This module will examine French Art, Society and Culture as demonstrated through a study of Realist, Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Avant-Garde paintings c.1840 - c.1900. In particular it will explore the various social and class themes affecting the notions of City versus Country. It will also explore the variety of contemporary artistic and literary texts paying particular attention to the broad range of critical and theoretical texts, written by key figures, during this period. It will also explore modern critical theories and readings of the works and the period in general.
Relationship to other modules
Before taking this module you must pass AH2901 and pass AH1901
100% Coursework (10%: Tutorial Participation; 30%: 1,500-word VAT; 60%: 3,500 Research Essay)
1 x 3000-word essay = 100%
Learning and teaching methods and delivery
1 x 2.5-hour session: 1-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial (x 12 weeks), 30-minute optional office hour (x 12 weeks)
Scheduled learning hours
Guided independent study hours