Courses: Le Temps des prophètes (FRENB205001)
Class Number: 1250
A study of post-Revolutionary texts in which the prophetic voice of the « genius » is often gendered feminine and/or other . We will read Chateaubriands short fiction situated in America, Atala and René, the prototype of the romantic ennui and incestuous love ; Mme de Staëls semi-autobiographical novel Corinne ou lItalie ; Stendhals delightfully juvenile Charteuse de Parme; Balzacs exotic Fille aux yeux dor; George Sands controversial Lélia, and two works, Flauberts Madame Bovary and Baudelaires Fleurs du mal, which were put on trial in 1857 for being dangerous to religion and public morals, and brought their respective authors out of obscurity, later to be integrated into the literary canon.
Div: III; Approach: Critical Interpretation (CI), Inquiry into the Past (IP); Haverford: Humanities (HU)
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1250 Div: III; CI;IP;
Bryn Mawr, TAYF