FREN 332 - Études de genre
Prerequisite: Three courses at the 200 level. This course gives students a general knowledge of the evolution of French literature and ideas over the centuries through the study of a single genre, its styles and techniques. Recent offerings include: L'Essai de Montaigne Camus; Ecriture feminine/Ecriture féministe? L'amour dans la poésie lyrique; Le conte et la nouvelle. May be repeated for degree credit if the genre is different.
Fall 2018, FREN 332-01: Théâtre, poesie, et rock'n roll (3). Prerequisites: Three courses at the 200 level. An exploration of the connections and synergies between various works of modern and avant-garde French theater, poetry, and popular music in the 20th and 21st centuries from surrealism to the absurd to the postmodern. We journey through the magical worlds of Paul Eluard to Fernando Arrabal's theater of cruelty to French hip hop and the dramas of Eric Emmanuel Schmidt. (HL) Radulescu.
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