FR3665French Literature 1900-19503 ch (3C)

Dada, Surrealism, Existentialism, Theatre of the Absurd… Study of the first half of a century shaped by two World Wars and a climate of ongoing crisis. Literary survey that also focuses on the social and ideological context (growth in radical tendencies, break from traditional structures, public involvement of the intellectual). Aims to provide students with analytical tools for the study of works by major authors such as Artaud, Breton, Camus, Cocteau, Gide, Giraudoux, Sartre and Yourcenar.