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Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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About this Class

In this course, you’ll discover great works of French and Francophone literature while you work on your language skills. Over the course of ten weeks, you will be introduced to literary works that explore the theme of identity and being. You will learn how identity is constructed throughout various works, genres and time periods. Emphasis will be placed on how social construct and collective memory contribute to the essence of our being. 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. Books are available for purchase at our reception desk.

Fall Session Reading List

  1. Madame Ourika de Claire de Duras
  2. Voyage de noces de Patrick Modiano
  3. La mort qu'il faut de Jorge Semprun
  4. L'Amour, la fantasia de Assia Djebbar
  5. Biffures de Michel Leiris

Image above: Enigma (painting by Peter Klashorst) via Wikipedia

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