Spring 2015 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 Paul V. Rockwell (Section 01) Raina F. Uhden (Section 02) 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: Professor Caplan and Senior Lecturer Uhden. Spring semester: Professor Rockwell and Senior Lecturer Uhden.
Cost: $40.00 ? Course times and locations FREN 207 - L/D Section 01 M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM FAYE 113 W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM FAYE 113 F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM FAYE 113 Section 02 M 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM MERR 300B W 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM MERR 300B F 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM MERR 300B 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; click on the the price field to see detailed pricing information.
Section(s) ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Section 1 978-2090352535 Les verbes et les prepositions CLE International Chollet et Robert Amherst Books TBD
Section 1 978-2218933929 Bescherelle Poche Hatier Amherst Books TBD
Section 1 202025462X Hygiène de l’assassin points Amélie Nothomb Amherst Books TBD
Section 1 9782070360345 Les Caves du Vatican (Collection Folio, No. 34) (English and French Edition) Gallimard/Folio André Gide Amherst Books From $4.97-$23.36
Section 1 9782707300546 La jalousie (French Edition) French and European Publications Inc Alain Robbe-Grillet Amherst Books From $8.29-$35.34
Section 1 & 2 9780205628483 Workbook for Contrastes: Grammaire du francais courant Pearson Denise Rochat 2nd Edition Amherst Books From $36.90-$58.48
Section 1 & 2 9780205646999 Contrastes: Grammaire du français courant (2nd Edition) Pearson Denise Rochat 2nd Edition Amherst Books From $24.81-$104.68
Section 2 9782070408481 Dora Bruder (Folio (Gallimard)) (French Edition) Gallimard Education Patrick Modiano Amherst Books From $7.68-$22.45
Section 2 9782742724444 L'Atelier Actes Sud-Papiers Jean-Claude Grumberg Amherst Books TBD
Section 2 9782844140586 Persepolis: Persepolis 1 (French Edition) French and European Publications Inc Marjane Satrapi Amherst Books From $22.00-$182.62
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