FRE 314H1F

Quebec and French-Canadian Literature


R. Saverino


This course aims to explore the literature from Quebec and other French-speaking parts of Canada. Literary texts by French Canadian authors will be analyzed, and various themes such as identity (self, others, multiculturalism, nationalism), heritage (family, tradition, culture), and representations of place and linguistic values will be studied.

Required texts:

Marcel Dubé, Au Retour des oies blanches, 1969; Madeleine Monette, Le Double suspect, 1980; Boisjoli, Jean. La mesure du temps, 2016 (roman).

Assignments and evaluation:

Textual analysis (in class): 25%; Essay: 35%; Final Test: 25%; overall assessment 15%.


FRE 240H1/FRE245H, FRE241H1/FRE246H1.