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U104-454 Modern African Prose and Poetry in French

Modern fiction and poetry by Francophone Africans from West Africa and the Caribbean. Explore great works by Mariama Bâ, Aimé Césaire, Birago Diop, Cheikh Hamidou Kane, Ousmane Sembène, Léopold Senghor, and others. While much of the course is written in French, students in U104-454 have the option of completing the written assignments and exams in either French or English. Students in U400-454 are required to complete the written assignments and exams in French.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesReading knowledge of French; appropriate for third-year or higher college or graduate student
Credits3 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date6 months after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Collected Poetry
(ISBN: 9780520053205)

L'Aventure Ambiguë
(ISBN: 9782264008343)

Les Bouts de Bois de Dieu
(ISBN: 9782266245814)

Les Contes d'Amadou Koumba
(ISBN: 9782708701670)

Une Si Longue Lettre
(ISBN: 9782842612894)

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