Dec 06, 2019  
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FR 3311 - INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERATURE


The course is designed to introduce students to important periods, genres, literary movements, and authors. It is based on the most recent French practices in teaching literature at an introductory level, with a concentration on poetry, essay, theatrical works, and autobiographical writings. It is designed to give students a sense of what constitutes a literary text as well as a capacity for analyzing texts, discussing themes and ideas, and improving their reading and writing skills. The course will cover examples of texts from poetry to the novel, from the Renaissance to the end of the XXth century, from tragedy to comedy, from entertainment to questioning and discussing major themes.

Prerequisites & Notes: FR 2202 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3 cr.



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