French And Italian | Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau
F436 | 2523 | Ansart

Close readings of philosophical essays (Voltaire's Lettres philosophiques,
Diderot's Supplément au voyage de Bougainville, Rousseau's Essai
sur l'origine de l'inégalité) and narratives (Voltaire's
Candide, Diderot's La Religieuse, Rousseau's Confessions)
by the three great figures of the French Enlightenment. Three papers (about 5
pages each) and a final exam.