2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CLITR 2230 World Literature from the Ancient World to the 16th Century

This course is designed to introduce students to some of the great literary works of the ancient world to the Renaissance. Representative selections from the Middle East, Greece, Rome, Asia Minor, China, Japan, India, Africa, and Western Europe will be read and discussed. Students will survey a number of works, in a variety of literary modes, which both reveal something central about the particular historical period and culture in which they were written, and constitute a significant literary response to some of the eternal questions posed by all ages and societies.




CLITR 1100


Fall semester