FREN220

Introduction to Early French Literature and to Textual Analysis

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose.

Texts:
Annie Colognat-Barès (éd.), Anthologie de la poésie française de Villon à Verlaine
Marie de France, Le Lai de Lanval
Montaigne, Les Essais – choix de textes (Larousse)
Molière, Le Tartuffe
plus photocopied texts

Prerequisite:
FREN 123 or assignment based on placement test.

Note:
To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program in French.

Language of Instruction: French

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