21L.002 Foundations of Western Literature: From Shakespeare to the Present


Class Info

Complementary to 21L.001. A broad survey of texts, literary, philosophical, and sociological, studied to trace the growth of secular humanism, the loss of a supernatural perspective upon human events, and changing conceptions of individual, social, and communal purpose. Stresses appreciation and analysis of texts that came to represent the common cultural possession of our time. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.002 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Buzard.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Fall 2012 Subject Evaluations, 21L.002 was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Foundations of Western Culture II site or on the 21L.002 Stellar site.

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twentieth-century poetry ondaatje sahag fiction blake whitman europe lowell

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