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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FREN 308 - From Lascaux to 1789: The Evolution of French Civilization

This course traces the cultural, philosophical, literary and sociological works and movements that move France from the early period of Lascaux to the French revolution 1789. It explores the multi-facets of each century through 1789. The reading list includes early documents on Lascaux, Charlemagne, Jeanne d’Arc, Catherine de Médicis, Rabelais, Montaigne, Descartes, Me de Scudéry, the diaries of Louis XIV, Voltaire, Diderot, movies on French Revolution and French art from the early period to 1789. Taught in French.  Prerequisite(s): FREN 204  is required. This course in not open to students who have already completed FREN 306  or high level courses in French. Offered occasionally. (4 Credits)