Languages, Cultures & Linguistics - Introduction to the Enlightenment 18th Century France

University College Dublin


Course Name Languages, Cultures & Linguistics - Introduction to the Enlightenment 18th Century France
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code FR20050
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Entry Requirements Requires high B1/ B2 level French.

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In this module, students are expected to read literary texts in French.

It presupposes that students have passed Level One French langu...

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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2.

FR20050 Introduction to The Enlightenment (18th Century France).
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module proposes a discovery of the Enlightenment of eighteenth-century France through its literature and via the history of ...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Voltaire's 'Candide' is a staple, simply because it's a point of reference for any francophone person across the world. This is transcultural exchange at its richest.

The two other texts will be available from International Books long before the module begins.

READ THEM early to gain maximum value from your module lecture and seminar class time.
Number of Credits 5
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