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FREN 3393 Literatures of the World: Life Stories (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will concentrate on texts following the path of a person on his/her journey from alienation, loss, hardship, through a turning point. We will read stories of people who were caught in a major life crisis but who managed to keep a deep connection with themselves and the world: people who survived to share their experience with others. We will read three books and a play, as well as letters, book extracts, and Nobel Prize addresses in a coursepack. Some films will be discussed. The course will be discussion based.

Instructor(s): Anne Bernard Kearney

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted in English
Elective for the French major. Satisfies Foreign Language Proficiency core requirement.

Last Updated: 06-Mar-14