FRENCH

FREN-433
French Topics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics taught in French including French politics; French society; French cinema; the Francophone novel; the short story in the Francophone world; Algerian colonization and decolonization; autobiography; cinema, literature, and society; humor and irony in French literatutre; French perception of America; etc. Usually offered every term. Meets with FREN-633. Prerequisite: FREN-323 or permission of instructor.

FREN-433
001
FRENCH
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

French Topics (3)

Humour et Ironie

This course analyzes humor and irony in major French literary works from the sixteenth through the twentieth century. Works are examined in relation to their literary, social, and political content. Attention is paid to the conflict between individual and social forces, the metamorphosis of form and content, and the evolution of the language. Meets with FREN-633 001.