FREN 4467 19th Century French Novel: Le roman juste (Spring: 3 )
This course will offer a study of the poetics of some of the greatest French novels in 19th century by Stendhal, Balzac, Flaubert and Zola. Prompted by the epigraph of Le Rouge et le Noir, “The truth, the harsh truth,” and echoed in Flaubert’s indefatigable pursuit of “le mot juste,” the question of truth will necessarily be raised in this seminar: the truth of/and novelistic imagination, literary expression, and writing.
Instructor(s): Larysa Smirnova
Last Updated: 06-Apr-15