May 16, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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FREN 342 - 19th Century French Fiction


Prerequisites: Placement by examination or successful completion (C- or higher) of FREN 202 
 
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the modern language major, minor and core Concentration
Note: This course is taught in French.
19th Century French Fiction focuses on a rich period for the French novel (and short stories), and allows students extensive exposure to works that have shaped modern writing. The emphasis is on great figures such as Hugo, Zola, Balzac, and Nerval, along with important schools and movements: Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism. Students will learn to appreciate the influence of these movements outside of France, and will also become familiar with some social and intellectual background within France: the Revolution, progressivism, positivism. The objective is to improve students’ French skills by very extensive work with prose.

3 credits
Fall



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