French and Italian | Reading and Expression in French
F300 | 3164 | 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
Mérimée, Carmen & 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.