FREN 4700

FREN 4700

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course will examine works (literary, ethnographic, juridical, historical, medical, theoretical....) from French and Francophone cultures where questions of sexuality and gender are put on trial or question the status quo of their contemporary social, political and ideological order.  Texts analyzed could include: Joan of Arc's trial documents; 16th and 17th Century Women's Fairy Tales and Witchcraft treastises: 18th Century erotic literature (Diderot's Le Religieuse); ethnographic travel literature (diderot's Le Supplément au voyage de Bougainville) Caribbean slave narratives (Maryse Condés Moi, Tituba Sorcière), modern feminist autobiographical fictions (Monique Wittig's L'Opoponax).

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (LA-AS, ALC-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

Comments Conducted in French.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17993FREN 4700  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vallois, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in French.