FREN 3220 - Modern French Literature in Context
Texts of the 18th Century to the present in historical, social, and cultural contexts. Topics may include philosophes and the rise of social consciousness; the French Revolution and Romanticism; dada and surrealism; existentialism and World War II; decolonization and Francophone literature.
Course is taught in French
Prerequisite: FREN 3100W
Romanticism and Revolution - University of Tennessee
Rousseau was misunderstood in his own time, and is today. As for his own time, he himself said that he was bound to be misunderstood because he challenged the conventions of his time. As for today, part of the misunderstanding has less to do with Rousseau than the events that came after him and that he arguably influenced, principally the French Revolution and Romanticism. People today tend to reador misreadhim through those prisms rather than take his thought on its own terms and in the context of his own time.
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Literature - A Mirror Of Society Literature - a Mirror of Society The literature of a country is affected and influenced by how the people of that country live. This paper will prove that The French Revolution greatly influenced 19th Century French Romanticism. First, the cultural values of the revolution will be identified. Then, the different aspects of Romanticism will be presented. The cultural values of The French Revolution and Romanticism will then be linked. Finally, literary examples wi...
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