RCLANG 320 - Seminaire en francais
Section: 002 Night Writers
Term: FA 2017
Subject: RC Languages (RCLANG)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
4
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Proficiency test and permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Les Éditions de Minuit began as a clandestine press in Nazi-occupied France. It remains one of the most prestigious publishing houses in the world of French letters. In the first part of this course, alongside the history of the press that published them, we will study some of the first Minuit writers (e.g. Vercors, Beckett, Duras). To broaden our perspective on post-war creative expression, we will watch some films whose directors (e.g. Godard, Ophüls) were similarly preoccupied with the possibilities and politics of representation. In the last part of the course, we will read works by more recent Minuit,/i> authors (e.g. Toussaint) and consider to what extent they reflect a shared vision of literary creation.

Course Requirements:

Written work to include reflections and formal analyses. Students will have the chance to give a brief oral presentation and will be expected to come to class prepared to engage in rigorous, seminar-style discussion.

Intended Audience:

This class is open to students who have passed the RC French Proficiency Exam. Priority is given to students who passed the exam the previous term.

Class Format:

Seminar

RCLANG 320 - Seminaire en francais
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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