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FR 1521
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF MODERN FRANCE 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Potts

Pre-requisite(s): May only be taken in conjunction with FR 1518.

Note(s): This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR 1022 or FR 1522.

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 and socio-political documents, organised around the broad themes of ‘Resistance and Collaboration in World War II’ and ‘Colonialism and its Aftermath’.

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.

1 two-hour written examination (100%).