Courses available in French


La poétique de la durée s’efforce d’apaiser l’hier fiévreux, de tramer ce lointain devenir.

— Glissant

French R1B, section 1: English Composition through French Literature in Translation — Literary Inventions of Speech

Readings:  TBA

Course Description:

This course will examine the nature of speech. From rhetorical flair, improvisatory performance and conversation to stuttering, listening and silence, we will consider a wide-range of speech phenomena as represented or invented in literary and philosophic texts. We will read poetry, radio-plays, short stories and essays as well as scholarly and popular articles related to this topic.

Additional information:

This course fulfills the second half of the Reading and Composition Requirement in the College of Letters and Science. Class conducted in ENGLISH.

Section times and locations in the Schedule of Classes