French Humanist Writers of the Renaissance

David Petrosky, French Humanist Writers of the Renaissance, Spring 2016

Course Description

This course will examine English translations of a small selection of sixteenth century French prose, and is designed to help students develop the ability to analyze and synthesis literary works.

Required Texts:

-Fran├žois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel. Trans. and ed. M. A. Screech. Penguin Books 2006.
-The Complete Essays of Montaigne. Trans. and ed. Donald M. Frame. Stanford University Press. 1976.

David Petrosky, French Humanist Writers of the Renaissance, Fall 2014

Course Description

This course will examine English translations of a small selection of sixteenth century French prose, and is designed to help students develop the ability to analyze and synthesis literary works.

Required Texts:

-Fran├žois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel. Trans. and ed. M. A. Screech. Penguin Books 2006.
-The Complete Essays of Montaigne. Trans. and ed. Donald M. Frame. Stanford University Press. 1976.

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