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FRNC3689 - French Romanticism

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Francoise Grauby


The unit will discuss the literary movement of Romanticism, along the themes of adolescence and regeneration. It will address such questions as the ideology of progress following the French Revolution, the ambiguities of the Napoleonic period, and the emergence of new sources of inspiration for literature.


1x15 minute class presentation in French (equivalent to 2000wds in English) (25%), 1x1000wd written assignment (25%), 1x3000wd essay (50%)


Chateaubriand. Memoires d'outre-tombe I (Livre de poche)
Nerval. Sylvie (Livre de poche)
Course booklet to be purchased from the University Copy Centre


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


FRNC1302 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2502 or FRNC2615



Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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