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U400-454 Modern African Prose and Poetry in French

Modern fiction, drama, and poetry by Africans from tropical Africa and the West Indies. Explore great works by Mariama Bâ, Aimé Césaire, Birago Diop, Cheikh Hamidou Kane, Ousmane Sembène, Léopold Senghor, and others. Unit assignments are to be written in French. This course is cross-listed with African Languages and Literature U104-454.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
Prerequisites5 semesters of French or consent of instructor
Credits3 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodPrint
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year 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
Additional materials not listed here are available from your instructor. Please see the syllabus.

L'Aventure Ambiguë
(ISBN: 2264036931) Edition: 1961

Les Bouts de Bois de Dieu
(ISBN: 2266131087)

Les Contes d'Amadou Koumba
(ISBN: 2708701673)

U104-454/U400-454 Course Guide
Edition: current
The Course Guide will be emailed as a pdf file within 1-3 days of registration.

Une Si Longue Lettre
(ISBN: 2842612892)

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