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FREN 3350 Jewish Writers in French Literature (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The course will introduce French Jewish literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Students will research and discuss the main events that have shaped the recent history of France and influenced French Jewish writers such as Patrick Modiano, Georges Perec, Elie Wiesel and others. The works of these writers will be examined in several contexts: social, historical, intellectual and personal, with the goal of both enriching the students' knowledge of French literature and developing their critical thinking.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Nelly Rosenberg

Prerequisites: Four years of high school French or FREN2209 or FREN2210

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Comments: Conducted in French.
Elective for French major or minor.
Satisfies Foreign Language Proficiency core requirement.

Last Updated: 06-Mar-14