Minor in French Literature and Culture - La révolution romantique/The Romantic Revolution FREN 4700   La révolution romantique/The Romantic Revolution
Romanticism is viewed primarily as a rebellious and creative force which greatly contributed to the reshaping of traditional society. The origins, main themes and trends of the movement are studied with an attempt to show Romanticism as a European movement, the impact of which was felt in fields beyond the boundaries of literature. Classes are conducted as seminars. The choice of texts depends largely on the students' previous experience: they include works by Mme de Staël, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Hugo, Vigny, G. Sand and others.
FORMAT: Seminar
PREREQUISITES: 3000-level French literature course or instructor's permission.