LITE-1501B 19th Century French Novel

This course starts out with an introduction to novels as a literary genre and its leading role in the French 19th Century, to study some of the main authors including Balzac, Stendhal, Flaubert and Maupassant. The course will analyze: Pere Goriot, Red and Black, Madame Bovary and Bel Ami, to examine the procedures by means of which these pieces delve into the analysis of society. It also studies the narrative techniques that appear in an innovative manner in the different pieces and the theoretic conceptions on literature and love exposed by the masters in their essays and correspondence.




Montilla Vargas Claudia