La faveur et l’infamie: Being Marie Antoinette

FREN 1410L S01 [CRN: 15958]

This course will examine the life of the last queen of France, Marie Antoinette, through a variety of materials: memoirs, pamphlets, and films. We will follow her from her arrival at Versailles to the fires of the Revolution, her trial and her demise. We will read some of the critical literature that has dealt with her legacy in the historiography (Hunt, Thomas, Weber), the fiction (Ch. Thomas) and art history (Mary Sheriff). Taught in French.
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm Tue, Thu - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
10 (Dec 16, 2014 2:00pm)