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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FRN 327 - Power and Resistance in 17th- and 18th-Century French Literature

4 credits (Fall)
Conducted in French. Explores the relationship between writers and questions of authority from 1600–1789. Examines the representation of royal power, challenges to state authority and social conventions (such as the role of the church and the position of women in society), and the role of humor as a subversive technique. Authors studied may include La Fontaine, Pascal, Corneille, Moliere, Madame de Lafayette, Mme de Sévigné, Saint-Simon, Diderot, Voltaire, Laclos, and Sade.

Prerequisite: FRN 312  or FRN 313 .
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Harrison