Giants of French Literature: Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus
Date: April 2010
Duration: 8 hours 34 minutes
In this series of lectures, Professor Katherine Elkins details the lives and works of the premier French writers of the last two centuries. With keen insight into her subject material, Professor Elkins discusses the attributes that made classics of such works as Balzac's Human Comedy, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Proust's In Search of Lost Time, and Camus' The Stranger. Literary immortals all, these authors produced works that reflected their times and exerted a continuing and lasting influence on all the generations that followed.