21G.321 Childhood and Youth in French and Francophone Cultures
Studies the transformation of childhood and youth since the 18th century in France, as well as the development of sentimentality within the family in a francophone context. Examines the personification of children, both as a source of inspiration for artistic creation and a political ideal aimed at protecting future generations. Considers various representations of childhood and youth in literature (e.g., Pagnol, Proust, Sarraute, Laye, Morgiévre), movies (e.g., Truffaut), and songs (e.g., Brel, Barbara). Taught in French.
This class has no prerequisites.
21G.321 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by B. Perreau.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Childhood and Youth in French and Francophone Cultures site.
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