FRE245H1: Introduction to French Cultural and Literary Studies

Previous Course Number: 
FRE240H1
Hours: 
36L/12T

This course, whose objective is to help students to better read and understand literary texts, provides both a practical introduction to the tools of literary analysis as well as a broader overview of French artistic culture, including movies, paintings, and plays. Questions to be explored include: What is literature? What does it mean to interpret a literary work? How can we define an aesthetic movement?

Prerequisite: 

FSL221Y1 or, upon first FRE/FSL enrolment, equivalent as determined by the French Placement Test.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)