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Exoticism: Imaginary Geographies
FIST 284
Fall 2006 not offered
Crosslisting: FRST 284

This course will consider the fascination with the exotic-with foreign landscapes, customs, and culture in 18th and 19th century French fiction and poetry. Discussions will focus on the representation of foreignness, the construction of the exotic woman, as well as on the status of the European gaze. Major authors include Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Chateaubriand, Balzac, Mérimée, Loti, Flaubert, Hugo, Baudelaire, and Gautier.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUN-22-2024
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