Laughing Through It All: French Comedy and Its Social/Political Contexts, Middle Ages to the 21st C


Exploration of comedy, its nature, definitions, and functions within changing social and political contexts via close readings of plays representative of the richness and variety of French comedy from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century. Readings from theoretical and critical texts ranging from Aristotle to Bakhtin and beyond.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • FL
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring