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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.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 1 Introduction to Comparative Literature Lisa Hughes, Corinne Scheiner Cossitt Hall Cossit E 16/5 03/20/2018
Spring 2018 Block 5 Introduction to Comparative Literature William Davis, Corinne Scheiner Cossitt Hall 101C 25/9 03/20/2018
Fall 2018 Block 1 Intro to Comparative Lit Corinne Scheiner TBA 16/16 03/20/2018
Spring 2019 Block 5 Introduction to Comparative Literature William Davis, Lisa Hughes TBA 25/25 03/20/2018