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French (FR)

FR 452Y (IL) Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3) Selected readings in romanticism, realism, and symbolism, including Balzac, Stendhal, Sand, Baudelaire, and others, with emphasis on cultural issues.

FR 452Y Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3)

This course offers an overview of  Nineteenth-Century French literature.  It includes reading material representative of the major literary movements of the period (romanticism, realism, symbolism).  It also gives students a chance to examine a great variety of literary genres (novels, plays, short stories, poems, children's narratives among others). In addition to developing close textual reading skills, emphasis is placed throughout the semester on the larger relationship between literary
production, aesthetics and Nineteenth-Century history (political systems, education, social transformations, industries and technologies, etc.). Anthologies and complete texts will be used.

General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352

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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