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FRCH 401W - French Literature I

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec.)
French Literature from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment: A survey of French literature from the Medieval Courtly Romance Tristan and Isolde through the fictional and philosophical works of the 18th century. Readings will include Rabelais’ Gargantua and Pantagruel, selected works of playwrights of the Classical period, and Voltaire’s Candide. Class discussions will focus on the historical significance of the texts, as well as recent critical interpretations of them.

Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or Consent of Instructor. Satisfies Humanities & Fine Arts and upper division Writing cores. Course generally offered 1st semester.



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