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Mondays (9 weeks), 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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About this Class

We all love the classics but come discover what French authors have been publishing since 2000. In this course, you’ll discover great works of French and Francophone contemporary literature from authors Isabelle Minière, Marcus Malte, Edouard Louis, Lydie Salvayer and Marie Darrieussecq while you work on your language skills. You will engage in lively book discussions that will focus on furthering your understanding of not only literature but also the French language. Five to six books and plays are discussed throughout the course.

Reading List

1. Garden of Love de Markus Malte
2. Pas pleurer de Lydie Salvayre
3. Pour en finir avec Eddy Bellegueule d'Edouard Louis
4. Il faut beaucoup aimer les hommes de Marie Darrieussecq
5. Je suis très sensible d'Isabelle Minière

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