Spring 2013 Introduction to French Literature and Culture
French, as FREN-207
Formerly listed as: FREN-07
Course | (Login required) Section 01 | (Login required) Section 02 (Login required) Faculty Anouk Alquier (Section 02) Paul V. Rockwell (Section 01) Description
Through class discussion, debates, and frequent short papers, students develop effective skills in self-expression, analysis, and interpretation. Literary texts, articles on current events, and films are studied within the context of the changing structures of French society and France’s complex relationship to its recent past. Assignments include both creative and analytic approaches to writing. Some grammar review as necessary, as well as work on understanding spoken French using video materials. Highly recommended for students planning to study abroad.
Requisite: FREN 205, or completion of AP French, or four years of secondary school French in a strong program. Fall semester: Professors Hewitt and Katsaros. Spring semester: Visiting Lecturer Alquier and Professor Rockwell.
Cost: $20.00 ? Course times and locations FREN 207 - L/D Section 01 M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM FAYE 113 W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM FAYE 113 F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM FAYE 113 Section 02 M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BARR 105 W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BARR 105 F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BARR 105 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; roll your mouse over the price field to see detailed pricing information.
Section(s) ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
1 9780131101234 Contrastes Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2005. Denise Rochat 2nd Edition Amherst Books $27.00-$53.34
1 9780131101241 Contrastes Not Avail Denise Rochat, Catherine Bloom, 2nd Edition Amherst Books $35.00-$69.95
1 9782020254625 Hygiene De Lassassin European Book Co Amelie Nothomb Amherst Books $14.99-$37.00
1 9782070360345 Les Caves Du Vatican Folio André Gide, Amherst Books $14.75
1 9782707300546 La Jalousie Editions de Minuit,France Alain Robbe-Grillet, Amherst Books $30.95
1 9782090352535 Precis "Les Verbes Et Leurs Prepositions" Cle Chollet, Amherst Books $21.95
1 9782218933929 Bescherelle Poche Conjugaison Fl Hatier Amherst Books $9.95
2 9780205628483 Workbook for Contrastes Prentice Hall Denise Rochat, Catherine Bloom, Amherst Books $30.59-$41.97
2 9780205646999 Contrastes: Grammaire du francais courant Prentice Hall Denise Rochat, Amherst Books $38.58-$54.60
2 9782070382118 Une Femme Schoenhof Foreign Books Inc Annie Ernaux, Amherst Books $7.40-$49.95
2 9782070408481 Dora Bruder Editions Flammarion Patrick Modiano, Amherst Books $5.49-$47.95
2 9782070437825 D'autres Vies Que La Mienne Gallimard Emmanuel Carrere, Amherst Books TBD
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