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French and Francophone Studies
Course Description

FREN 143
Popular Tales: a Cross-Cultural Comparison

This course will be an introduction to the rich oral tradition of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and French popular folktales in 17th– and 18th–century France. Important aspects of the courses include orality, written transcriptions and adaptations, and cross-cultural influences. Our approach will be comparative, psychoanalytic, feminist, multi-ethic, and anthropological.
Offered every third year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Audrey Calefas-Strebelle

Prerequisite:
FREN 100

Note(s):
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Multicultural Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, International Perspectives, Language Other than English

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Last Updated: 6/23/17