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Lovers and Libertines
Listed in: French, as FREN-335
Formerly listed as: FREN-35
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Jay L. Caplan (Section 01)
Passion and the art of seduction, from Mme. de Lafayette’s La Princesse de Clèves to Stendhal’s Le Rouge et le noir. We will focus on the oppositions between romantic love and social norms, passion and seduction. Both original masterpieces and their filmic adaptations will be considered. Sample reading list: Mme. de Lafayette, La Princesse de Clèves; Prévost, Manon Lescaut; Casanova, Histoire de ma vie; Laclos, Les Liaisons dangereuses; Mozart/da Ponte, Don Giovanni; Stendhal, Le Rouge et le noir. Conducted in French.
Requisite: One of the following--FREN 207, 208, 311, 312 or equivalent. Spring semester. Professor Caplan.
Cost: $40.00 ?
KeywordsForeign language, Writing attentive
Offerings2013-14: Offered in Spring 2014
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2012