FREC63H3 Topics in French Literature: Encountering Foreign Cultures: Travel Writing in French

An examination of the trends and attitudes embodied in travel writing from the early 20th century to now. The course considers aspects of exoticism, imperialism and ethnography as well as more contemporary cultural tourism, heritage and memory tourism, eco-tourism etc. Selections are drawn from commentators such as Gide, Camus, Kessel, Hubler and Belkaïd.

Prerequisite: 

[[ FREB01H3 and FREB02H3] and [ FREB50H3 or equivalent]]

Breadth Requirements: 
Arts, Literature & Language