From Courtly Love to Postmodern Desire

FREN 0720A S01 [CRN: 15548]

From twelth-century courtly literature fo contemporary film, this course explores the enduring romance between French culture and Eros. The ambiguities of desire are brought to the fore across changing religious and social contexts. Readings include Duras, Flaubert, Freud, and Baudrillard. Open to students who receive a 5 (AP test), 700 and above (SAT II) or with instructor's permission. Open to first year students only. Please email Virginia_Krause@brown.edu if you have questions. FYS
Course Syllabus
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Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Course Attributes
First Year Seminar
Primary Instructor
Meetings
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Mon, Wed, Fri - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
06 (Dec 12, 2014 2:00pm)