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FREN 4443 18th-Century French Theater (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course offers an advanced introduction to theater in 18th-century France. We will read some of the major plays of the period by Voltaire, Lesage, Marivaux, Diderot and Beaumarchais, and essays on theater written at that time, as we consider the ways in which theater was used as a means of disseminating philosophical ideas of the Enlightenment.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Joseph Breines

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

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Comments: Conducted in French.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17