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 requirement in Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric.
Any course numbered French 220 or above, or permission of the instructor. (Not offered 2016-17.)