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FRN4801 - The Female Body

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Brian Nelson


Not offered in 2007


As for FRN3801


On completion of this subject students will have acquired a critical understanding of representations of women and the female body in the context of social history, and with particular reference to 19th-century France. They will engage with questions of narrative strategy, pictorial representation, and psychoanalytic theory.


Class presentation (1500 words): 25%
Essay (2000 words): 45%
Explication de texte: 30%
Fourth-year students will be expected to read more extensively in primary and/or secondary literature and will write an essay requiring more analytical/theoretical discussion.

Contact hours

3 tutorial hours per week