Québec Literature: Critiquing Family, Church and State
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
Taught in French. Analyzes representative writers of 20th-century Québec literature in the context of their critique of the family, church-dominated social structures, and the limits of the revolutionary project. The focus is on the emergence of a feminist poetics and a new collective Québécois identity. Filmic adaptations of the texts selected may also be studied.