Modern African Prose and Poetry in French

Modern African Prose and Poetry in French

3 Credits
Humanities, Languages

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 Information

Delivery Method
Reading knowledge of French; appropriate for third-year or higher college or graduate student
Course Level
Time to Complete
Up to 6 months from registration date

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Course Tuition $ 981
Adminstrative Fee $ 75
Total Tuition and Fees $ 1056*

* Total does not include the cost of course materials. Please refer to our Tuition and Fees page for more information.

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