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Récits de vie: Life Writing in French - FRNC3684

Year - 2019

Our life stories are never wholly our own. This course will focus on the various ways in which recent French life writing explores the boundaries between self and other, the individual and the collective, the personal and the social. Students will be familiarised with the development of autobiographical writing in France and introduced to recent autobiographical theory. They will be encouraged to dialogue with both autobiographical and theoretical texts through discussion and written exercises.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x20min class presentation (30%), 2x750wd short written exercises (20%), 1x research essay (equivalent to 2500wds in English) (50%)


FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: French and Francophone Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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