Courses: Introduction to Comparative Literature (COMLH200B01)

Spring 2009

The course offers a comprehensive reconstruction of literature from the Renaissance period to the present, by focusing on a) the changing relationship between literature and religion, b) the construction of identities (class, gender, race), c) the representation of history, and d) models of literary self-referentiality. In addition, the class will introduce a variety of literary and cultural theories necessary for the analysis of (non)fictional texts.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Fulfills: HU III

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00