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FREN 4430 French Poetry of the Renaissance (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will focus on the poetic revolution undertaken by Joachim du Bellay and Pierre Ronsard, leaders of the group known as the Pliade. Their return to classic Greek and Roman sources paradoxically established the standards for modern French poetry through to the twentieth century. Most importantly, we will read some of the most beautiful and most intriguing poems ever written in French.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Stephen Bold

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

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in French
Fulfills one of the 400-level requirements for the French major or minor


Last Updated: 07-Jan-16