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FRE554: French Humanism

This course studies selected works by great francophone writers of the past and present, whose reaffirmation and defense of human dignity, or questioning of it, give them lasting significance.

This course studies selected works by great francophone writers of the past and present, whose reaffirmation and defense of human dignity, or questioning of it, give them lasting significance. Readings might include works by Albert Camus, Michel de Montaigne, Molière, François Rabelais, Voltaire, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Note: This course will be offered every other year. Not offered in 2018-2019.