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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FR 3370 Topics in Francophone Literature

Introduces major poets, novelists, and dramatists of the French-speaking world, including study of their literary, critical, and political works. Focus varies. Topics might include the following: the different literary movements of the Caribbean and its main twentieth-century writers, such as Cesaire, Conde, Glissant; contemporary Quebec culture and literature, its historical and artistic considerations, political concerns, and relations to language through the works of such writers as Broussard, Micone, Roy, and Theoret; major writers in French from Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria, such as Ben Jelloun, Boudjedra, Djebar, Mimouni, Yacine, including additional consideration of Beur writers in France; the major writers and literary movements in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa within a historical and sociological context, considering work by Ba, Beyala, Kourouma, Laye, Ousmane, or Senghor. Prerequisite(s): FR 2000  AND FR 2500 
Credits: 3.0