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FR427 Module Outline

Lectures and seminars


Spring term 2018: the lectures and seminars for this module will take place on Thursdays, 3-5 p.m, in H4.44.


Ideas and Communities


Week 1: What is anarchism?

Week 2: Anarchist theories of art and action

Week 3: Anarchist communities in Belle Epoque Paris


Writers and Activists


Week 4: Louise Michel, red virgin of the Commune

Week 5: Fernand Pelloutier, trade unionist

Week 6: Reading week

Week 7: Jean Grave, journalist


Satire and subversion


Week 8. Octave Mirbeau, Les Mauvais bergers

Week 9. Georges Courteline, satirist

Week 10. Research forum and essay-writing surgery