2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CLITR 2240 World Literature from the 17th Century to the Present

This course is designed to introduce students to some of the great literature of the modern world. Representative selections from the Middle East, China, Japan, India, Africa, Europe, and North and South America 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.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CLITR 1100

Offered

Spring semester