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French 464: Literature and Medicine in French-Speaking Cultures

Subtitle for this offering:"Les maux et les mots: La médecine et la culture de Molière à Mesmer" ["Woes and Words: Medicine and Culture from Molière to Mesmer"]

Course Designations: Level: Advanced; Breadth: Literature; L &S Credit Type: C

Credit Range: 3

Prerequisites:  French 321 or 322 or cons inst.

Is this a topics course? Yes.

Using the tools of both cultural history and close literary analysis, this course will survey the interactions between literature and medicine in the eighteenth century, the period commonly known as the Enlightenment.

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