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French (FR)

FR 142 (GH;IL) French Fiction, Drama, and Film (In English) (3) An introduction, in English, to French and francophone literature and cultural history through film, theater, and literature.

FR 142 French Fiction, Drama, and Film (in English) (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

Taught entirely in English with no assumption of prior knowledge of French, this course is a broad introduction to French/francophone literature and cultural history through a selection from the best-known authors and famous masterpieces of the French-speaking world. The course promotes an informed reflection on narratives, plays, and films; develops critical methods for enjoying all three genres; and may be complemented with FR 137, 138, and/or 139. The course will satisfy a General Education humanities and International Cultures requirement for students in all majors except French and Francophone Studies.

General Education: GH
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Spring 2016

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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