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Women and Literature in France, 1945 - 2002: A Complete Revolution?
FREN 328
Spring 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 228

This course investigates the writings of women in France since the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's LE DEUXIEME SEXE in 1949. Through a study of novels and other texts by women writers such as Beauvoir, Mansour, Duras, Cardinal, Redonnet, we will explore the role of politics, psychoanalysis, and the question of memory in women's writing, as well as the themes of maternity, sexuality, the relationship between the public and the private. In a more sociological perspective, we will also determine the influence of feminism on literature.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
The production of texts by women in the second half of the century is particularly varied and lands itself to a variety of interpretations. Women's writings in the 20th century stem from the political context and constitute an attempt to re-discover thei
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(FRST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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