Study of representations of female adultery in the 19th century French novel with emphasis on the social stereotypes and cultural myths at play in French fiction. Typical authors: Flaubert, Barbey d'Aurevilly, Balzac, Sand, Maupassant, Mérimée.
Satisfies distribution requirement in Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric.
Any course numbered French 220 or above, or permission of the instructor. (Not offered 2016-17.)