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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FREN 385 - Francophone African Literature I (in French)

Fall or Spring (3) Compan-Bernard Prerequisite(s): FREN 314  or FREN 315  (GER 4B)

This course explores the sub-Saharan African and Caribbean literature written in French that emerged in the French colonial period and continues in the post-colonial period. Major topics to be examined include Négritude and the rise of political consciousness, cultural conflict with the West, women’s voices, Créolité, and postindependence literature.