Course Description

This course presents Quebec and French-Canadian literature from the beginning of the twentieth century until the end of the Quiet Revolution. Students will consider the aesthetic originality, the critical reception and socio-historical context of representative works by authors such as Emile Nelligan, Gabrielle Roy, Anne Hébert, Antonine Maillet, and Michel Tremblay. Topics will include the roman de la terre, surrealism, automatism, the literary use of joual and the Parti pris movement.


Prerequisite: FRE 601 or placement test required (www.torontomu.ca/llc)

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