PREREQUISITES: FREN-UA 115 OR FREN-UA 163 OR FREN-UA120 OR FREN-UA 121. SAME COLIT-UA 150.
When conducted in English, numbered V45.0850 and also open to French majors who read the works in the original aWhen conducted in English, numbered V45.0850 and also open to French majors who read the works in the original and do their written work in French. Offered every other year. 4 points. Fabulous Versailles, the synthesis of baroque and classical aesthetics and the cult of kingship, serves as an introduction to the study of major aspects of 17th- and 18th-century culture and French influence on European civilization. This course views the intellectual, artistic, and social complexities of the period through the works of contemporary philosophers, dramatists, artists, memorialists, and historians from Descartes to Voltaire. Films, field trips, and multimedia presentations of music and art.