What is literature? What are genres? How should they be read, interpreted and evaluated? What social and personal functions does writing have? How is writing related to oral tradition? How do writers compare themselves to others (admiration and imitation, rejection, transformation)? Study of literary of texts from ancient to modern and from a variety of languages and cultures. Emphasis on close reading of literary texts as well as critical research, analysis, and writing. Meets the Critical Perspectives: The West in Time requirement.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Fall 2014||Block 1||Introduction to Comparative Literature||Corinne Scheiner||Cossitt Hall 101C||16/1||09/01/2014|
|Spring 2015||Block 5||Introduction to Comparative Literature||Owen Cramer||TBA||25/22||09/01/2014|