Influence of other languages on French vocabulary. Our objective in this course will be both literary and cultural. All acts of dishonesty in any work constitute academic misconduct. NOTES: Course taught in French. No.

Emphasis on works by Molière, La Fontaine, Bussy-Rabutin, Mme de Sévigné.

Texts: Voilà! More interestingly for our purposes, the work combines a theory and radical critique of language and representation in general with an unrelenting "existentialist" reflection on issues of political and social ethics. Individual Research: Read More [+], Terms offered: Summer 2005 10 Week Session, Summer 2004 10 Week Session, Summer 2001 10 Week Session NOTES: Offered every fall and spring semester, as well as online in Summer Session 1.PREREQUISITES: None, or UMass French Placement Test score range of 0-20.CREDITS: 3CURRENTLY OFFERED? Explore the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley — a think tank for the arts and a genuinely interdisciplinary space.

At first sight, the work of J.-J. Active and regular participation in class is required. Modern Studies: Read More [+], Terms offered: Fall 2019, Spring 2017, Spring 2014 A close investigation of a number of important critical works in the field of French, including an examination of the various other texts (literary and critical) with which they engage. This class is open to all students with an advanced level of French and will examine recent French steampunk narratives inspired by Jules Verne's novels, especially 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island. Credit Restrictions: Course may be repeated once for credit with a different topic and with consent of the Undergraduate Advisor. In addition, students will be introduced to different methods of literary and linguistic analysis in their nonliterary readings. » Possible sanctions include receiving a failing grade on the assignment, being assigned a failing grade in the course, having a formal notation of disciplinary action placed on your MIT record, suspension from the Institute, and expulsion from the Institute for very serious cases. French 104.02 is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their French conversational and writing skills through discussion of a variety of topics as they are represented in French Cinema. Through engagement with the works of the French “philosophes”, a study of fundamental problems arising from the interplay of philosophy and literature. Topics may include: history and ideology of French colonialism; cultural, as distinct from political, colonialism; cultural nationalism; bilingualism and its social, cultural, and linguistic consequences. Students will write an essay on a topic relating to French literature or culture under the supervision of a member of the faculty during two semesters of their senior year. Studies in 16th-Century Literature: Read More [+], Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2013, Fall 2009 Specific topics will vary and may focus on a specific movement, author or theme. Students review grammar points learned in elementary French and study more complex grammatical structures. That Marie Curie discovered radium, still used today to treat some forms of cancer, and philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau played a crucial role in the creation of pediatrics? It must be word-processed and, if necessary, properly footnoted. Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1-12 hours of independent study per week, Subject/Course Level: French/Graduate examination preparation, Special Study for Graduate Students: Read Less [-], Terms offered: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016 Usually offered every 2 to 3 years.PREREQUISITES: French 371, preferably 473, or permission of instructor.CREDITS: 3CURRENTLY OFFERED? Fall 2020 - Eva Valenta (MW 2:30-3:45) Spring 2021 - Eva Valenta (TuTh 1:00-2:15). Usually offered every 2 to 3 years.PREREQUISITES: Open to graduate students (usually cross-listed with French 444 for undergraduates).CREDITS: 3CURRENTLY OFFERED?

Usually offered every fall and spring semester.PREREQUISITES: French 240 or 250CREDITS: 3CURRENTLY OFFERED?

introduction to a set of novels originally written in French but read in English translation.

The course is designed to introduce students to literary and cultural analysis of short stories, plays, poems, and films, which we study in relationship to their historical, cultural, and political contexts. Past topics have included "litterature fantastique," science fiction, autobiography, French lyric poetry. BerkeleyX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities. Offerings vary from year to year. Responses: Each week students will write a response to the texts / film(s) for the week.

Medieval literature from the Chanson de Roland to the Roman de la Rose. NOTES: Course taught in French. The course is conducted in English, and requires no prior knowledge of the field. Which key historical events took place in 20th century France that made writing by women possible, necessary, vital, transformative? During their course of study, students may also encounter variations of the language spoken in other francophone countries. Last day to drop a course with a grade of "W". Finally, based on these narratives, this course will explore the topic of the figure of the resistant hero, as it is culturally marked, and interrogate the epic character of heroism and the transmission of heroic values in French culture. Late medieval literature: Joinville to Villon. We will focus on a detailed textual analysis of Flaubert's work, but also on the critical reception of Madame Bovary since its initial publication. All films are streamed to your computer from the UMass library on demand. English Composition in Connection with the Reading of Literature: Read More [+], Summer: 6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week, Terms offered: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020 8 Week Session Usually offered every 2 to 3 years.PREREQUISITES: Flexible, consult instructorCREDITS: 3CURRENTLY OFFERED? Fall 2020 - Staff (MWF 10:10-11:00, 11:15-12:05) Spring 2021 - Ena Vulor (MWF 10:10-11:00, 11:15-12:05). Literature and the Visual Arts: Read More [+], Literature and the Visual Arts: Read Less [-], Terms offered: Fall 2017 The course is intended for both experienced and inexperienced language teachers. NOTES: Course taught in French. Literary Themes, Genres, and Structures: Read More [+], Literary Themes, Genres, and Structures: Read Less [-], Terms offered: Fall 2019, Fall 2017, Spring 2016 Intermediate French: Read More [+], Terms offered: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020 8 Week Session Levi-Strauss), philosophers (Gouhier, Derrida), literary theorists (De Man, Starobinski), and feminist critics (Kofman, Irigaray), to name only a few—in the human and social sciences today. Modern Studies: Read More [+], Terms offered: Spring 2021, Spring 2018, Fall 2015 Studies in 20th-Century Literature: Read More [+], Studies in 20th-Century Literature: Read Less [-], Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2010 Eighteenth-Century Literature: Read More [+], Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2014, Fall 2012 Offered every spring semester.PREREQUISITES: Open to MAT students and to undergraduate and post-baccalaureate teacher education students. Creative Writing in French: Read More [+], Creative Writing in French: Read Less [-], Terms offered: Prior to 2007 Journal of observations. When you print this page, you are actually printing everything within the tabs on the page you are on: this may include all the Related Courses and Faculty, in addition to the Requirements or Overview.

We will also consider the role of gender in the shaping of poetic identities. Author: Created by lilytravel. Starting with the 19th-century writers Flaubert and Maupassant and continuing with the short prose works of such 20th- and 21st-century authors as Colette, Sartre, Camus, Duras, Thomas, Ernaux, Le Clezio, Gavalda, Saumont and Schmitt, we will examine and discuss the succession and the interplay of major socio-political, intellectual and literary trends and upheavals that transformed French society from the late 19th to the early 21st century. Selected critical texts drawing on a variety of theoretical perspectives, including deconstructive and psychoanalytic approaches. No.

We'll watch popular films alongside classic films, questioning what differentiates them. Medieval literature from the Chanson de Roland to the Roman de la Rose. We will examine the fluctuations in the evolution of the expression of self-identity in the cultural and historical contexts when national literatures aim at reflecting and influencing major ideological and political changes.

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