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FRE 709

Children's Literature in French

This course will consider the evolution of literature written in French for children and adolescents from the 17th century onward. Representative texts will be chosen from genres including fairy tales, comic strips, children's theatre, didactic novels, and the "problem novel." Topics under study will include the relationship between word and image, the role of religious and educational institutions, censorship, cultural diversity, and the notion of childhood.
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 (





Custom Requisites

Not available to Early Childhood Studies students.