FR 390L • Versailles and Arts
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Readings and classes are in French. A comparative study of literature and the arts at Versailles during the reign of Louis XIV (1660-1715). Main concentration on plays performed at Versailles, and on Memoires and Correspondences depicting politics and court life. Secondary concentration on architecture, painting and sculpture.
Participation 25% Project research 25% Paper 50% Final Exam: No
Molière, LImpromptu de Versailles, Les Fâcheux, Tartuffe, George Dandin Racine, Iphigénie, Athalie Saint-Simon, Mémoires (extraits) Mme de Sévigné, Correspondence (extraits) Princesse Palatine, Correspondence (extraits)