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FREN 4420 Performing the Middle Ages (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

"Performing the Middle Ages" invites students to discover the dramatic potential of medieval French literature, which continues to come alive in our own experience, as it did in the life and times of medieval France. Reading in and off the written page, we'll examine a variety of texts from the 11th c. to the 15th, including lyric poetry, theater, and short narratives. Our focus on the dynamics of performance will involve both what we can learn about medieval representation and reception of these works, as well as what the students' own performances can reveal.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Matilda Bruckner

Prerequisites: Two courses from the following: FREN3305, FREN3306, FREN3307, FREN3308, FREN3309

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Comments: Conducted in French.
Elective for French major or minor.


Last Updated: 21-Feb-14