Skip to main content

FREN-471 20th Century French Writing and the Hispanic World
Spring for 2014-2015
The proposed course will introduce students to the complex relationship between French writers and Spanish-speaking cultures in the course of the 20th century. It will cover some of the most important political and historical events associated with these cultures, from the Spanish civil war to the Cuban revolution, seen from the perspective of French existentialism and of littérature engagée. It will also emphasize both the important role of indigenous communities in the construction of cultural identities throughout Latin America and the particular representation of these communities by modern French writers. Finally, it will stress the ongoing artistic dialogue between French writers and Hispanic painters and poets, particularly in the context of Surrealism. Cross-listed with Comparative Literature and the Latin American Studies Program. This course fulfills the upper-division culture or post-1800 literature requirement for the French major.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Other academic years
There is information about this course number in other academic years:
More information
Look for this course in the schedule of classes.

The academic department web site for this program may provide other details about this course.

Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

Connect with us via: