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FREN 411 - L’animal et l’homme

FC ARHU CD WINT
4 credits
This course examines human-animal relations and symbolism in French literature, art, and film. Starting with werewolves and other hybrid creatures in medieval literature, and continuing with the La Fontaines Fables and Buffons Histoire Naturelle, this course traces the history of the human-animal border through the nineteenth century, in Darwin and a novel by Emile Zola. The course concludes with an examination of the animal in contemporary philosophy and cinema. Taught in French.
Prerequisites & Notes: Two 300-Level courses beyond 301.



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