FREN 344 - La Francophonie
Prerequisite: Three courses in French at the 200 level. An analysis of styles, genres, and themes in relation to particular cultural contexts, as represented in literary works written in French by authors from countries other than France. Of particular interest is French language literature from Africa, the Caribbean, and Canada. May be repeated for degree credit if the topic is different.
Fall 2021, FRENCH 344B-01: La Francophonie: Le roman francophone à la première personne (3). Prerequisite: 3 courses at the 200-level. This course focuses on first person narratives including autobiographical, semi-autobiographical, as well as fictional texts. We shall examine the way the narrating subject represents herself/himself in the context of/in opposition to a collective entity or experience. Issues such as narrative technique, point of view, space and identity, subjectivity, and representation, will be addressed. Texts studied will be African, Quebecois, and Caribbean. (HL) Kamara.
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