Poets and Playwrights of Negritude|
Spring 2014 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: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(RMST)
Works of Leon Laleau, Carl Brouard, Emile Roumer, Rene Depestre. Leon Damas, Selections from PIGMENTS Aime Cesaire, CAHIER D'UN RETOUR AU PAYS NATAL, selections from LES ARMES MIRACULEUSES et al Leopold Senghor, Selections from CHANTS D'OMBRE, HOSTIES NOIRES, and NOCTURNES Guy Tirolien, Selections from BALLES D'OR Malick Fall, Selections from RELIEFS David Diop, Selections from COUPS DE PILON Seydou Badian, LA MORT DE CHAKA Aime Cesaire, LA TRAGEDIE DU ROI CHRISTOPHE Bernard Dadie, MONSIEUR THOGO-GNINI Eugene Dervain, LA REINE SCELERATE Daniel Boukmann, CHANTS POUR HATER LA MORT DU TEMPS DES ORPHEES Other selected texts.
|Examination and Assignments: |
One final paper; several short papers including one oral report.
|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 introductory course intended for students who have just completed 215 or not taken more than one course in French beyond 215 and not yet studied abroad in a French-speaking country.
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