Fall 2012 not offered
The course will consist of the detailed reading of a dozen French plays from the 17th through 20th centuries from the perspective of the relation between the dominant(e) and the domine(e), in both its obvious and more subtle manifestations: physical, governmental, social (feminist, et al.), metaphysical, and linguistic.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FRST)(RMST)
Moliére, L'ECOLE DES FEMMES, LES FOURBERIES DE SCAPIN
Marivaux, LE JEU DE L'AMOUR ET DU HASARD, ARLEQUIN POLI PAR L'AMOUR
Feydeau, DORMEZ, JE LE VEUX!, ON PURGE BEBE
Montherlant, LA REINE MORTE
Schehadé, MONSIEUR BOB'LE
Ionesco, LA LECON
Césaire, LA TRAGEDIE DU ROI CHRISTOPHE
Beckett, EN ATTENDANT GODOT
and appropriate historical and theoretical readings.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Final examination, two 4-5 page essays on additional material
|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 pass/fail.
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