Literature and Crisis|
Spring 2022 not offered
Literature and Crisis focuses on the following question: How did writers in 20th-century France address historical crises in their works? We investigate the various ways in which writing dealt with war and its aftermath, immigration, women's issues, and the AIDS crisis. Denial, indifference, violence, and political commitment were among the possible responses.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(CGST-MN)(COL)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(RMST)
Packet of texts by Camus, Sartre, Lançon;
Hervé Guibert - texte à déterminer;
Philippe Besson. EN L'ABSENCE DES HOMMES
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two 3 page long papers, one 6 page long final project, one oral presentation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
While any student who has completed FREN215 (with a minimum grade of B) or has placed out of FREN215 through the placement test may sign up for this course, it is an advanced course intended for students who have already taken two courses in French beyond FREN215 or already studied abroad in a French-speaking country. Readings, written assignments and class discussions will be in French. Only COL students may take this course CR/U. All others must take it for a letter grade. Students who are not admitted to the course through pre-registration are strongly encouraged to submit an enrollment request and attend the first class.
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