The close study of a selection of dramatic works from the golden age of France’s cultural history, the seventeenth century. (For students with knowledge of French; texts will be in French)
Are you interested in advancing your knowledge of the roots of modern France? This paper traces the birth of enduring perceptions of France as we know it today through study of the highs and lows of the French monarchy during the 17th century.
|Paper title||French Culture in the Seventeenth Century|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- 18 200-level FREN points
- FREN 362, FREN 312
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Classes are delivered primarily in French.
- Teaching staff
- Co-ordinator: Dr Constantin Grigorut
- Paper Structure
- The culture of 17th-century France is studied by means of three of its greatest writers. Classes are a mixture of lectures and seminars.
- La Princesse de Clèves (Madame de La Fayette)
- Les Fables (La Fontaine)
- Le Tartuffe (Molière)
- L'Avare (Molière)
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication,
Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Environmental literacy, Information literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to:
- Understand the concept of culture and how it shapes our understanding of identity
- Discuss the development of French identity
- Improve their ability to render logical, open and critical analyses
- Expand vocabulary and make connections between modern France and its origins
- Develop oral presentation skills and research and analytical writing skills