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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FREN 419 - La Chine et le Japon dans l’imaginaire français


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

In this course students will examine French representations of East Asia from the late 19th century to the present. Through close readings of films, paintings, comic books, and literary texts, students will expand their sense of the visual/verbal literacy with which one “reads culture” through these different literary and artistic media. Topics addressed will include “chinoiseries” and “japonisme,” literary exoticism, French Maoism, travel literature, war documentaries, and the challenges of cross-cultural exchange.  Enrollment limit: 12.
Instructor: G. An
Prerequisites & Notes
Two courses at the 300-level beyond 301
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with CMPL 474



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