HIST 374: Seminar: Politics and the Arts: France, 1919-1945

An analysis of the major historical and artistic developments during the late Third Republic and World War II, with particular emphasis on the interconnection of history, literature, and the other arts. The course is value-oriented, focusing on the individual’s capacity to resist totalitarianism, the role of artists and intellectuals in society, and modern alienation. [GM2, SS, V, W] [W] Prof. Weiner