Course Detail for ROFR 34700

LocationParis, France
DisciplineROFR
ND Course Number34700
ND Course TitleSpecial Studies: Law and Literature
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Host University TitleLaw and Literature
Course DescriptionThe purpose of this class is to study works of literature in which legal techniques or a general reflection on law are central and reflect an evolution or a conception of history. In moving from work to work , concepts such as contracts, handing down judgements, inheritance, and bankruptcy can be explained to the students and discussed. Discussions will also be held on the relationship between the law and fairness, the law and morality, the law and politics, etc. More directly, and also more technically, the relationship between the law and the public record, and between the law and the right to literary and artistic property, will be analyzed. Students are required to read the following texts : 1. La Fontaine, The Wolf and the Lamb 2. Perrault, selected texts 3. The Marquis de Sade, selected texts 4. Balzac, Colonel Chabert 5. Louis Marin, selected texts 6. Zola, J’accuse 7.Gide, Lafcadio’s Adventurs (Les caves du Vatican) 8. Orwell, Animal Farm 9. Brecht, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui 10. Pamuk, Snow 11. Anouilh and Sophocles, Antigone 12. Rey, The Fall of Camus 13. Koestler, Darkness at Noon (Le zero et l’infini)
University Credit3
TermSpring
Language of InstructionFrench
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