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: Examines the theatre of French expression from the Middle Ages to the present in France and the French-speaking world. Thematic approaches, authors, and plays examined will vary depending on the instructor.
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.
Description: Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.
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