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FRS 602

French Caribbean Literature and Culture

This course, taught in English, will focus on the literature, culture and arts of the Francophone Caribbean (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haiti). Issues of colonialism and postcolonialism, slavery and freedom, exile and immigration, tensions between race and gender, between languages (French and Creole) will be examined through poetry, novels, storytelling, theater, music and film analysis. Readings include major authors such as Césaire (father of negritude), Condé, Schwartz-Bart, Chamoiseau, J.J. Dominique.

Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL







Custom Requisites


Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

French Studies

  • FRS 102
    Francophone Detective Fiction
  • FRS 501
    Women and the Arts in 19th Century France
  • FRS 502
    Feminism and French Literature
  • FRS 602
    French Caribbean Literature and Culture
  • FRS 606
    Franco. Lit. Middle East, N. Africa