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FR252 - Representations of the Holocaust

  • Module code: FR252
  • Module name: Representations of the Holocaust
  • Department: French Studies
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

In this module, we read French-language accounts, both first-hand and imaginative, of events connected to the Holocaust, including some occurring in Paris itself. Writers such as Elie Wiesel, Patrick Modiano and Yannick Haenel reflect the problems of memory and representation in a range of remarkable texts which span more than fifty years and use techniques of both testimony and fiction to convey some of the realities and continuing effects of the Holocaust. Their works will be complemented and contrasted with the diary of Hélène Berr, a gifted young woman who chronicled the worsening situation and did not survive the genocide.

Principal learning outcomes

N/A

Timetabled teaching activities

One lecture and one seminar per week.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/french/current/ug/modules/secondyear/holocaust/

Other essential notes

running 2011-12

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: FR252-15)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Chinese (R1T1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages with Linguistics (R9Q2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French and Italian Studies (RR13) - Year 2
Optional
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and French (M163) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English and French (QR3A) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies (R101) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French with Sociology (R1L3) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French with International Studies (R1MA) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Spanish (R1R4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Portuguese (R1R5) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Russian (R1R7) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with German (R1RA) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Italian (R1RB) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Japanese (R1T2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Arabic (R1T6) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French and History (R1VA) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French with Theatre Studies (R1W4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French with Film Studies (R1WA) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and French Studies (R4R1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and French Studies (R4R1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Italian and European Literature (RQ32) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate French and Italian Studies (RR13) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate History of Art and French (V3R1) - Year 2