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FR 1021
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF MODERN FRANCE 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Potts

Pre-requisite(s): May only be taken in conjunction with FR 1018.

Note(s): This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR 1022.

This intensive course is intended for beginners wishing to proceed with French studies beyond Level 1.

Introduction to twentieth-century French and Francophone culture and society through a study of a selection of films, short prose texts, poetry, bande dessinée (cartoon) and socio-political documents, organised around the broad themes of ‘Childhood and Adolescence’ and ‘Gender, Sexuality and Love’.

In addition to formal lecture and tutorial teaching, students are expected to follow a programme of directed self learning via materials made available on the course WebCT site.

1 one-hour lecture and 1 one- hour tutorial per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (100%). A satisfactory level of performance in coursework will exempt candidates from the examination.

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).