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3 hrs., first half-year. MWF, 1. 6B. Classic French.
Mr. LAMARE. Le Sage (Turcaret, Gil Blas); Voltaire (one tragedy, Selected Letters; Marivaux (one comedy); Rousseau (Di
urs sur l’Inégalité); Beaumarchais (two comedies). 3 hrs., second half-year. MWF, 1. 7. History of French Literature.
Mr. CHAMBERS. Some text book such as Doumic's Historre de la Littérature Fran
çaise will be used as a basis of the course. This will be illus
trated as far as possible by the reading of texts. 3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 9.
B.-PRIMARILY FOR SENIORS AND GRADUATES.
The courses in this group will be given in the language studied. In the literary courses there will be as complete a study as possible of a type, of a movement, or of a period. The work of the class will take the form of reading, reports, themes, and discussion, with occasional lectures by the instructor.
8. Higher Composition.
Mr. 2 hrs., throughout year. MF, 2. 10. Historical Phonetics.
Mr. HOWARD. A rapid survey of the principal facts which govern the phonetic
development of the French language from the origin to the
present day. 2 hrs., throughout the year. MW, 11.
LITERARY COURSES. 11. The Romantic Movement.
Mr. CHAMBERS. The meaning of Romanticism deduced from a reading of its chief
works. History of the movement from Rousseau to the failure of Les Burgraves. The course naturally centers in Victor Hugo,
as leader of the movement. 3 hrs., first half-year. MWF, 10. 12. The Realistic Movement.
Mr. CHAMBERS. The meaning of realism deduced from a reading of its chief works,
especially the novels of Balzac, Flaubert, Zola, Daudet, and Guy de Maupassant.
3 hrs., second half-year. MW F, 10.
13. Modern French Drama.
Mr. CHAMBERS. The development of the French drama in the nineteenth century,
its masterpieces and the dramatic theories under which they were written. The influence of seventeenth century theories,
especially those of Voltaire and Diderot. 3 hrs., first half-year. MWF, 10.
14. Contemporary French Literature.
Mr. CHAMBERS. A study of the present condidion of the literature in novel, drama,
and poetry. 3 hrs., second half-year. MWF, 10.
18. French Lyric Poetry.
Mr. CHAMBERS. This course will be devoted chiefly to the poetry of the nineteenth
century. Romantics, Parnassians and Symbolists: Victor Hugo,
Leconte de Lisle, Verlaine. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 10.
19. The French Novel.
Mr. CHAMBERS. An account of the changes in taste in the matter of fiction from
the beginning of the literature to the time of Rousseau. Then a study of the novel and short story from the seventeenth to the
nineteenth century, based on the texts themselves. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 9.
20. French Comedy.
Mr. FAUCHEUX. Mediaeval Comedy; Comedy in the 16th Century. Precursors of
Molière; Molière; successors of Molière; Marivaux; Nivelle de
la Chaussée; Diderot and his dramatic theories; Beaumarchais. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 1.
21. French Tragedy.
Mr. FAUCHEUX. Mediaeval drama; tragedy in the 16th Century, in the 17th
Century before Corneille; classic tragedy; Corneille; Racine;
decline of classic tragedy; Crébillon; Voltaire. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 11.
Mr. Lectures in French on questions connected with French civiliza25. Old French.
24. Choses de France.
tion, past and present. 1 hr., throughout the year.
Mr. FAUCHEUX. Grammar: phonetics, morphology, syntax. Reading: Chanson de
Roland; Chrétien de Troyes ; Chevalier au Lion. 3 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th S, 10. For Graduates.
27. Seminar: Linguistic.
Mr. FAUCHEUX. A study of Norman and Anglo-Norman dialects. The subject for
1904-05 will be "Old Provençal.” 2 hrs., throughout the year. Th, 3–5. For Graduates. 28. Seminar: Literary.
Mr. CHAMBERS. The subject will be " The History of Literary Theories and Literary
Criticism in France.” 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 11. For Graduates.
29. Special Study. The instructors in Romanic Languages hold themselves ready to
advise and assist students who may propose plans of special study.
In graduate courses the number of hours indicate the minimum of units.
(See introduction to the corresponding division in French.)
A.-ELEMENTARY COURSES. 1. First-Year Spanish.
Mr. HOWARD and Mr. BRANSBY. Elements of Spanish grammar. Easy short stories and plays. 3 hrs., throughout the year. Three sections. Section I, M W F,
2 (Mr. HOWARD); Section II, M W F, 8 (Mr. BRANSBY); Sec
tion III, M W F, 3 (Mr. BRANSBY). 2. Second-Year Spanish.
Mr. BRANSBY. Advanced grammar. Modern Spanish novels and plays by standard
authors. Occasional debates in Spanish. 3 hrs., throughout the year. Two sections. Section I, M W F, 9; II, M W F, 2.
B.-ADVANCED COURSES. 7. History of Spanish Literature.
Mr. BRANSBY. Illustrated by readings from representative authors, special atten
tion being given to those of the golden age. 3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 3.
*10. Spanish Lyric and Dramatic Poetry.
Mr. BRANSBY. First half-year: Historical development of Spanish lyric poetry,
abundantly illustrated by readings. Second half-year: Historical development of Spanish dramatic
poetry. In connection with this course two classic plays will be read.
26. Old Spanish.
Mr. HOWARD. A linguistic and textual study of the Poema del Cid, Pidal's
edition. 2 hrs., throughout the year. WF, 3. For Graduates.
(See introduction to the corresponding division in French.)
A.- ELEMENTARY COURSES.
1. First-Year Italian.
Mr. SPINELLO. Essentials of Grammar. Short stories by contemporary writers.
3 hrs., throughout the year. MWF, 8. 2. Second-Year Italian.
Mr. SPINELLO. A careful review of Italian syntax. Study of representative works
of the principal authors of the third "Rinascimento.” 3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 2.
7. History of Italian Literature.
Mr. SPINELLO. Representative selections from the most important authors will be
read. Special attention will be paid to the works of Dante, Petrarca, and Bocaccio, and to the relation of these authors to
the humanistic movement in Italy. 3 hrs., throughout the year. MWF, 9.
Mr. SPINELLO. During the first half-year the minor works of Dante will be studied.
The second half-year will be devoted to the Divina Commedia. 2 hrs., throughout the year. MF, 3.
* Not to be given in 1903-04.
GEORGE R. Noyes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English and Slavic
1. Elementary Russian. (G.E.) Assistant Professor NOYES. Motti's Russian Grammar. Reading of Russian prose selections.
Practice in understanding spoken Russian. 3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 1. This course
can be counted for the Group Elective only by special arrangement with the instructor.
2. Second-Year Russian. (G.E.) Assistant Professor NoYES. Reading of Russian prose authors. Composition. Practice in
Russian Literature in English. (G.E.)
Assistant Professor NOYES. The course may be counted for the Group Elective either in Slavic
Languages or in English, but not in both. [See English 27.]
1, Elementary Polish. (G.E.)
Assistant Professor NOYES. Wicherkiewicz's Polnische Grammatik. Reading of Sienkiewicz
M W F, 3.
Russian 1 or its
3 hrs., throughout the year.