Study of representations of female adultery in French literature and film, with emphasis on the social stereotypes and cultural myths at play in French fiction. Typical authors: Flaubert, Barbey d'Aurevilly, Balzac, Sand, Maupassant, M\00E9rim\00E9e.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the distribution requirement in Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies distribution requirement in Literature.
Any course numbered French 220 or above, or permission of the instructor. (Spring 2015)