Ageless French Literature
A broad survey of French literature throughout the centuries, from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. Through readings and discussion of various epochs (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Classicism, Enlightenment, Romanticism, Modern) and authors, we will explore French History. We will discuss the impacts of religious upheavals, wars, politics and other events that have shaped French thinking and writing. This class will be suited to those who already have a serious background in French.
This class will meet in Fall 2021 in person on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Central Time.
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Some of the works that will be explored in this class:
Le Roman de Renart– Pierre de Saint-Cloud
Pantagruel – Rabelais
Mignonne, allons voir si la rose – Pierre de Ronsard
Les Essais – Michel de Montaigne
Pensées – Blaise Pascal
Fables – Jean de La Fontaine
L’Avare – Molière
Les Confessions – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Candide – Voltaire
Notre-Dame de Paris – Victor Hugo
Les Misérables – Victor Hugo
Les Fleurs du mal – Charles Baudelaire
La Peste – Albert Camus
L’Amant – Marguerite Duras