Science Fiction in the Age of Exploration (French Culture: Topics) (3 CR)

FRIT-F 225 — Spring 2024

Eric MacPhail
SY 210
Days and Times
TuTh 10:00a - 12:30p
Course Description

2nd 8 weeks course

This course studies the emergence of science fiction literature in the great age of exploration following Columbus’ discovery of America. The discovery of new lands inspired the fictional imagination of new worlds and new civilizations, often as a way of questioning traditional values and ways of living.
Our four texts will be:
Cyrano de Bergerac, Journey to the Moon
Christiaan Huygens, Cosmotheoros
Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels
Voltaire, Micromegas

Taught in English

FRIT-F 225     #36453        TuTh 10:00A-12:30P        SY 210          MacPhail E

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