FREN 4473 Haiti Cherie: Haitian Literature and Culture (Spring: 3 )
This course will focus on the formation of a Haitian literary tradition, along with the historic and cultural factors that have influenced them. We will consider the major movements and themes, such as the 19th century literary movements, the politics of literature, and the role of the Haitian diaspora. How has Haitian literature developed over the years? How have socioeconomic, historical, and political factors been represented? How have Haitian writers taken on the question of language in their writing? Using a chronological approach to chart a timeline of Haitian literature, we will observe various cultural trends in relation to history.
Instructor(s): Regine Jean-Charles
Prerequisites: Two courses from the following: FREN3305, FREN3306, FREN3307, FREN3308, FREN3309
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Comments: Conducted in French
Last Updated: 21-Feb-14