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FREN6649

20C Fr Caribbean Geog & Lit

Geography and Literature in the Twentieth Century French Caribbean

Since the birth of the Afro-Caribbean French literature (novel and poetry specifically), authors always considered geography and/or topography as a central issue. This might include the physical relationship with nature as well as the conditions of their lives.

Texts: 1) Texaco, Paris, Gallimard, 1992 [Folio, ISBN 9-782070-389520]; 2) Adèle et la pacotilleuse, Paris, Mercure de France, 2005 [Gallimard, Folio, ISBN 9-782070-342242]; 3) Pluie et vent sur Télumée-Miracle, Paris, Seuil, 1972 [Point, ISBN 9-782020-239256]; 4) Le discours antillais, Paris, Gallimard, 1981 [Folio, ISBN 9-782046-722224]
Subject:
French
Department:
French
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2011

FREN6649A-L11 Lecture (Fonkoua)