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French Studies 230: : Paris, a Multi-Layered City

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Subject: French
Section 02
CRN: 37986
Hélène Visentin

Spring 2011
M W 1:10 PM-2:30 PM HATFLD 106
Credits: 4

An exploration of the cultural and urban development of Paris across time and in space with an emphasis on the 19th and 20th century. We will use an interactive digital platform to reconstruct the spaces, both real and imaginary, featured in novels, poetry, short stories, popular songs, visual documents, and maps that have evoked the city throughout its history. Works by Corneille, Maupassant, Baudelaire, Apollinaire, Desnos, Modiano, Vargas, Gavalda. Enrollment limited to 20.