Minor in French Literature and Culture - Love and Death (French Prose & Poetry) FREN 3400   Love and Death (French Prose & Poetry)
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Introduction to 16th century French thought and literature through the study of two topics, often intertwined: “l’amour” (love) and “la mort” (death). Comparisons to earlier and later occurrences of the same “themes” in French literature will be involved, from courtly love and late medieval “macabre” to 17th c. baroque literature. Various genres will be considered: poetry, narrative prose, commentaries, philosophical essays, etc.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion

PREREQUISITES: FREN 2201.03/FREN 2202.03
EXCLUSIONS: FREN 4401.03