Boulevard du Crime

FREN 1900A S01 [CRN: 25740]

A study of crime and criminality in relation to French culture and literature from the late-middle ages through the 20th-century. Readings in a variety of sources including poetry (from Villon to Verlaine), theater (Racine), the novel (Zola, Genêt, Duras), trials (Gilles de Rais, the prototype of Bluebeard), memoirs (Lacenaire, dubbed the "elegant murderer"), and criminological treatises. Film screenings will complement readings.
Course Syllabus
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Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
4:00 pm - 6:20 pm Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
17 (May 16, 2014 9:00am)