FREN 4180: 18th Century French Literature (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

Study of the major writers and literary movements of the Enlightenment, with special emphasis on the Philosophes. Explores the progression from the Rationalisme Philosophique to the Sensibilite' Pre'-romantique. Emphasis on the liberal and militant ideas which led to the social upheaval and unrest culminating in the French Revolution. Class conducted in French. Pre-requisite: FREN 2001 or FREN 2002