FREN 450

Twenty-First Century French Literature

This course offers a detailed analysis of contemporary French literature, and a general examination of the intellectual currents these texts illustrate or express. Through close analysis of key 21st century French texts, the course explores aesthetic issues raised by French thinkers, examines how writers are tackling literary concepts from the turn of the century, and re-thinks the definition of a new literary language.

Prerequisites: FREN 300 or equivalent.