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CO100 – Introduction to Comparative Literature

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.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2013 Block 1 Introduction to Comparative Literature Corinne Scheiner Cossitt Hall 101C 16/1 04/16/2014
Spring 2014 Block 5 Introduction to Comparative Literature Lisa Hughes, Jennifer Clare Lennox House CLASSROOM 25/12 04/16/2014
Fall 2014 Block 1 Introduction to Comparative Literature Corinne Scheiner TBA 16/16 04/16/2014
Spring 2015 Block 5 Introduction to Comparative Literature Owen Cramer TBA 25/22 04/16/2014