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Adapting Manon: Passion in Novel, Opera, and Cinema

HNRS 2030 Sec. 02 - Fall 2020

Associate Professor Jeffrey Leichman Department of French Studies

Tu Th 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
436 Hodges Hall

Manon Lescaut is a classic story of illicit passion, punishment, and finally tragic redemption in the wilds of eighteenth-century Louisiana. This class will look at successive adaptations of this tale, tracking how the chosen form – be it novel, opera, or movie – transforms the meaning and moral of this icon of world literature.

Fulfills General Education:

English Composition
Humanities