Courses

FREN 5003. French Grammar and Phonetics. 3 Hours.

Systematic review of principles of French grammar and syntax; comprehensive presentation of French phonetics. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5033. Advanced French Conversation. 3 Hours.

This course will provide a small discussion environment in which graduate students will improve their command of spoken French in an interactive setting. Discussion will concentrate on current cultural issues in the French speaking world. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5333. Old French Literature. 3 Hours.

An intensive study of French Medieval Literature from the Chansons de Geste to Villon, including an in-depth analysis of the genres and their evolution, and of the major authors of the times. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5353. Survey of French Poetry. 3 Hours.

A comprehensive study of French poetry from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, focusing on close readings of individual poems. This course will cover literary movements and trends of the periods and presents the terminology required to do explication de texte. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5433. French 16th-Century Literature. 3 Hours.

A survey of representative writers of the sixteenth century. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5543. French 17th-Century Literature. 3 Hours.

A survey of representative writers of the seventeenth century. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5673. French 18th-Century Literature. 3 Hours.

French 18th-Century literature. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5703. Special Topics. 3 Hours.

May be offered in a subject not specifically covered by the courses otherwise listed. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

FREN 575V. Special Investigations. 1-6 Hour.

Special investigations. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for degree credit.

FREN 5773. Survey of Francophone Literature. 3 Hours.

A survey of representative texts in the field of sub-Saharan and North African literature concentrating on postcolonial novels using contemporary critical approaches. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5783. The French Nineteenth-Century Novel. 3 Hours.

The French Nineteenth-Century novel. (Typically offered: Irregular)

FREN 5833. French 20th-Century Novel. 3 Hours.

French 20th-Century novel. (Typically offered: Irregular)