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Power, Perversion, and the Pen: The Literature of Libertinage
FREN 259
Spring 2016 not offered

"Libertinage" as a distinct literary genre will emerge at a period in French history deeply conflicted over the heady questions of universalism, egalitarianism, and expressions of power. In this course, we will examine the architecture of libertine literature, both in its intimate articulations that redefine relationships between the sexes, as well as its subtle subversion of existing political paradigms that both anticipate and facilitate the events of 1789.
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 DEC-01-2023
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