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Fall 2012-2013
FRE 407 (LA)  

Prose Translation

David M. Bellos

A practical investigation of the issues affecting translation between English and French. Weekly exercises will offer experience of literary, technical, journalistic and other registers of language. Discussion will focus on the linguistic, cultural and intellectual lessons of translation seen as a practical discipline in its own right.

Sample reading list:
course packet,

Reading/Writing assignments:
Five exercises in translation from English to French; Five exercises in translation from French to English.

Requirements/Grading:
Class/Precept Participation - 25%
Other (See Instructor) - 75%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
FRE 307 or equivalent level of proficiency in French..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21241 S01 8:30 am - 9:50 am T Th   East Pyne Building   321   Enrolled:13 Limit:18