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FRE 509

Franco-Canadian Literature I

This course presents Quebec and French-Canadian literature from the beginning of the twentieth century until the end of the Quiet Revolution. Students will consider the aesthetic originality, the critical reception and socio-historical context of representative works by authors such as Emile Nelligan, Gabrielle Roy, Anne H├ębert, Antonine Maillet, and Michel Tremblay. Topics will include the roman de la terre, surrealism, automatism, the literary use of joual and the Parti pris movement.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL/UL


FRE 601 or placement test score >=601 required (





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