Spring 2019

The Doing and Undoing of Genres in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Listed in: French, as FREN-330

Formerly listed as: FREN-30


Rosalina M. de la Carrera (Section 01)


This course explores the formation and transformation of various genres in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature, with a particular focus announced each time the course is offered. The topic for Spring 2019 is "The Eighteenth-Century Novel and Theater in France." Readings include texts by Diderot, Voltaire, Marivaux, Prévost, Laclos, and Beaumarchais. Conducted in French.

Requisite: One of the following—FREN 207, 208 or the equivalent. Spring semester: Professor de la Carrera.


Attention to Writing, Languages Other Than English


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2008, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2015, Spring 2019