NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
Comparative Literature program description.
|WLIT2503||Introduction to Comparative Literature||3 ch|
This course is an introduction to the discipline of Comparative Literature. Students will read representative works in a variety of genres from different cultures and historical periods.
|WLIT3314||European Romanticism||3 ch (3C)|
A study of the literature, art, and music of the period 1770-1850 in Europe. Major themes may include individualism, Romantic heroism, revolution, folklore, childhood and nature.
|WLIT3315||Nineteenth-Century Literature||3 ch (3C)|
The development of Western literature, philosophy, and aesthetics during the second half of the nineteenth century, in the context of literary, philosophical, aesthetic, and social movements. Authors studied may include: Baudelaire, Sand, Mallarmé, Rachilde, Marx, Tolstoy, Nietzsche, Ibsen, Dostoevsky, Strindberg, Freud.
|WLIT3725||Literature and/as Philosophy||3 ch (3C)|
Through the study of specific authors, this course will be an examination of the manner in which these two humanities disciplines interact, enhance and mutually inform dialectical, analytic, and imaginative forms of thought. Authors and their texts may include de Beauvoir, Camus, Dostoevsky, Kundera, de Sade, Sartre, Tolstoy, Wollstonecraft.
|WLIT3901||Studies in Comparative Literature||3 ch (3S)|
An upper-level seminar on a specified topic. Please consult the discipline.