Women in Tales of Fantastic

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FREN 370
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2016
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3
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Taking up that rich 19th-century form we call "fantastic narrative" --and such writers as Gautier, Nodier, Maupassant, and Villiers de I'Isle-Adam -- this course will explore this genre's anxieties not just about madness, machines, and misbehaving objects but also about women (both dead and alive) and their bodies. Recommended Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 264 or placement test.

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