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FRENCH 214 A: The French Fairy Tale Tradition In English

Meeting Time: 
MW 10:30am - 11:50am
GWN 201
Denyse Delcourt
Catalog Description: 
This course is an exploration of a major French literary tradition still greatly influential in modern literature and films. Class will focus on Charles Perrault, the 17th century author of a number of well-known fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty; Madame d’Aulnoy, one of the most prolific French fairy tale writers of the 17th century, and Madame Leprince de Beaumont, author of The Beauty and the Beast. Students will be asked to read articles chosen to represent a wide variety of critical approaches to fairy tales. Course taught in English.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 2:49pm