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FRNC3681 - Genre de l'Invention, Invention du Genre

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Peter Cowley


This unit focuses on French and francophone literary science fiction. It will concentrate on foundational texts and writers in the French tradition, exploring the latter's development, and characteristics particular to it. Students will also be introduced to recent genre theory in French Studies and will use it to analyse the development of this genre.


1x in-class test (500wds) (20%), 1x take-home exam (equivalent to 1500wds) (30%), 1x essay (equivalent to 4000wds) (50%)


Consult the department for set texts
Course reader to be purchased from the University Copy Centre


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


FRNC1632 or FRNC1302 or FRNC2615 or FRNC2502

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