Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

FRN 312 - Introduction to French Literature from the Middle Ages to the Revolution: From Knights to Libertines

4 credits (Spring)
This course examines the love poems, comic novels, family dramas, and philosophical essays that were written in France during the long period that stretches from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution.  Students refine their ability to understand the nuances of the French language while also gaining an understanding of French history.  Among the many authors studied are Rabelais, Labé, Montaigne, Molière, Voltaire, and Olympe de Gouges.

Prerequisite: FRN 222 .
Instructor: Harrison