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French & Francophone Studies

FREN 336 France and the Other (1)

Examines conceptions of culture and civilization and notions of Empire in France from the Renaissance to the Exposition Coloniale of 1931, with an emphasis on the historical development and ideological foundations of French colonialism and its manifestations. Authors and texts include: Montaigne; the Code noir; the Encyclopédie; the Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen; Rousseau; Voltaire; Dederot; Chateaubriand; Tocqueville; Claire de Duras; Renan; Gobineau; Gauguin; Drumont; Sartre. Conducted in English.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities; World Engagement: CV
  • Prerequisite: FREN 232
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: DeLeonibus

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