The French Love Story

LIT 262

A history of the representation and social structuring of affective relationships in France, through close analysis of French novels and theory. Examine signification of love in the life, image and identity of the French from French perspective(s). Readings from classical texts (Plato), literary criticism (Rougemont and Girard), psychoanalysis (Freud, Lacan), and contemporary theory (Barthes); and the novels of Mme de LaFayette, Constant, Flaubert, Proust, Colette, and Duras. In English.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • FRENCH 361
  • GSF 208
Typically Offered