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FREN 413 - Le merveilleux littéraire du moyen age aux Lumières


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, CD

Derived from the Latin mirabilia, the marvelous designates that range of phenomena between the natural and the supernatural that cannot be explained by human reason: talking animals, werewolves, and phantom ships in the lais of Marie de France; strange races of men in the travel narratives of Marco Polo; Mélusine, the fairy-wife who becomes a serpent one day a week; deformed infants who show God’s wrath or the excessive imagination of the mother in early modern medical texts. Enrollment limit: 12.
Instructor: M. Senior
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: FREN 301 or the equivalent.



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