French and Italian | Reading & Expression in French
F300 | 13057 | Ansart, Guillaume


Topic: The Goddess, the Saint, and the Prostitute.  We will explore
the image of women in (male) short fiction of the 19th century and
also read short lyric poems from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Readings:
Balzac, _Le Colonel Chabert_
Merimee, _Carmen and La Venus d'Ille_
Flaubert, _Un coeur simple_
Maupassant, _Boule de suif_

Two exams and two short take-home papers. Prerequisite: F250, F255,
F265, or consent of department. Conducted in French. Fulfills A & H
requirement.