French (FRE)

FRE 416 French Civilization II. (3) S
Political, intellectual, social, economic, and artistic development of France from the 18th century to present. Prerequisite: 6 hours of upper-division French. General Studies: HU, G.

FRE 421 Structure of French. (3) F
Phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and varieties of French. Prerequisites: FRE 311 and 312 or instructor approval.

FRE 422 Applied French Linguistics. (3) S
Application of linguistic theory and second language acquisition theory to teaching of French. Prerequisite: ASB 480 or ENG 213 or FLA 400.

FRE 423 French Syntax. (3) F
The analysis of French syntactic structure by contemporary theoretical models. Prerequisite: ASB 480 or ENG 213 or FLA 400.

FRE 424 French Phonology. (3) S
Introduction to phonological theory and its application to French. Prerequisites: FRE 311 and 312 or instructor approval.

FRE 441 French Literature of the 17th Century. (3) N
From 1600 to 1660. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 321, or instructor approval. General Studies: HU.

FRE 442 French Literature of the 17th Century. (3) N
From 1660 to 1700. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 321, or instructor approval. General Studies: HU, H.

FRE 445 French Literature of the 18th Century. (3) N
Contributions of the philosophers and the development of the novel and drama. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 321, or instructor approval. General Studies: L2/HU.

FRE 451 French Poetry of the 19th Century. (3) N
From Romanticism to Parnassian poetry to Symbolism. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 322, or instructor approval.

FRE 452 French Novel of the 19th Century. (3) N
From Constant, Hugo, Balzac, Stendhal, and Sand to Flaubert and Zola, with emphasis on major literary movements. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 322, or instructor approval. General Studies: HU.

FRE 453 Theater of the 19th Century. (3) N
From Romantic drama to the Symbolist Theater. Representative plays of Hugo, Musset, Vigny, Dumas, Becque, Rostand, Feydeau, and Mirbeau. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 322, or instructor approval.

FRE 461 Preatomic Literature. (3) F
Representative authors from Proust and Malraux to Sartre from 1900 to 1945. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 322, or instructor approval. General Studies: HU.

FRE 462 Postatomic Literature. (3) S
Representative authors including Camus, Duras, and Robbe-Grillet from 1945 to present. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 322, or instructor approval. General Studies: HU.

FRE 471 The Literature of Francophone Africa and the Caribbean. (3) N
Selected prose, poetry, and drama of black authors from Africa and the Caribbean. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French, including FRE 322, or instructor approval. General Studies: L2/HU.

FRE 472 Franco-Canadian Civilization. (3) S
A study of the civilization of Quebec in particular through its history, language, literature, music, and customs. Prerequisite: 9 hours of 300-level French or instructor approval. Cross-listed as FRE 598.

FRE 500 Bibliography and Research Methods. (3) F
Required of all graduate students.

FRE 510 Explication de Textes. (3) N
Detailed analysis of literary texts.

FRE 515 Intellectual Currents in France, from the Middle Ages to the 18th Century. (3) N
Significant social, aesthetic, philosophic, and scientific ideas as presented by major writers of fiction and nonfiction.

FRE 516 Intellectual Currents in France, from the 19th Century to the 20th Century. (3) N
See FRE 515.

FRE 521 History of the French Language. (3) N
Principal phonological, morphological, and semantic developments of French from Latin to present, with emphasis on old and middle French. Some familiarity with Latin is recommended.

FRE 531 Medieval French Literature. (3) F
Readings in the epics, early drama, roman courtois, and other representative literary genres of the Middle Ages.

FRE 535 French Literature of the 16th Century. (3) S
Readings in French Renaissance literature with special attention to the humanist movement and to Rabelais, Montaigne, and the Pleiade.

FRE 591 Seminar. (3) N
Topics may be selected from the following:
(a) Advanced Problems in French Literature
(b) Balzac
(c) Corneille, Molière, and Racine
(d) Diderot, Voltaire, and Rousseau
(e) Flaubert
(f) French Existentialist Literature
(j) French Literary Criticism
(h) Proust
(i) Realism and Naturalism
(j) Romanticism
(k) Stendhal and Zola

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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