Poets and Playwrights of Negritude|
Fall 2009 not offered
This course studies the works of the major black poets and playwrights of the French-speaking world--Africa and the Caribbean--from the mid-'20s to the present.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FRST-MN)(FRST)(RMST)
Works of Leon Laleau, Carl Brouard, Emile Roumer, Rene Depestre, Leon Damas.
Aime Cesaire, PIGMENTS CAHIER D'UN RETOUR AU PAYS NATAL
Leopold Senghor et al, LES ARMES MIRACULEUSES
Guy Tirolien, CHANTS D'OMBRE, HOSTIES NOIRES, and NOCTURNES,
Malick Fall, BALLES D'OR
David Diop, RELIEFS
Seydou Badian, COUPS DE PILON
Aime Cesaire, LA MORT DE CHAKA
Bernard Dadie, LA TRAGEDIE DU ROI CHRISTOPHE
Eugene Dervain, MONSIEUR THOGO-GNINI
Daniel Boukmann, LA REINE SCELERATE
CHANTS POUR HATER LA MORT DU TEMPS DES ORPHEES
Other selected texts.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One final paper; several short papers including one oral report.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
While any student who has completed FREN 215 (with a minimum grade of B) or has placed out of FREN 215 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 215 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 for credit. All others must take it for a letter grade.
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