From Courtly Love to Postmodern Desire

0720A [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
Exam Group Code
06