Prerequisites: FREN 304.
Description: Principles of explication of texts, translation and composition in French, review of linguistic principles, for advanced students, particularly prospective teachers, who wish to acquire a more sophisticated means of expression in French.
Description: French medieval short story, epic, novel, farce, satire, read in modern French. May include the Song of Roland, Lais, of Marie de France, Tristan, a romance by Chrtien de Troyes such as Ecre et Enide, the satire of Aucassin et Nicolette, the farce of Pathelin, Villon's Testament.
Description: Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Description: Language, literature, and civilization.
Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Description: Phonology and morphology of Old French as derived from Vulgar Latin. Attention to a detailed reading of the "Chanson de Roland" and the "Lais" of Marie de France.
Description: Readings from Medieval epics, saints' lives, Arthurian romances, prose chronicles, and drama. Introduction to the modern critical principles of editing Medieval manuscript.
Description: Masterpieces of Renaissance literature. Works of Rabelais, the Pleiade, Montaigne, etc.
FREN 919 continued.
Description: Seminars in French. The works of one author, or groups of works centering in a period, or those illustrating the development of a literary age are studied with respect to content, sources, style, and influence.
Description: Individual research on a literary or linguistic problem involving original investigation in areas not covered by seminars or thesis.
Description: Topic varies.
Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair