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FR 810 : Monstres du 19e siecle

Prerequisites: Admission to the French M.A. program or consent of instructor.
Description: Investigation of the pervasive nineteenth-century fascination with monstrosity through readings spanning a variety of genres including poetry, short stories, novels, and historical documents. What is the relationship between alterity and modernity, and what can these literary "monsters" tell us about ourselves?
Units: 3
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