21L.007 World Literatures


Class Info

Introduces students to a coherent set of textual and visual materials drawn from different geographical regions, languages, artistic genres, and historical periods. The focus may vary but usually cuts across national boundaries. Includes non-English works read in translation and examines different kinds of writing, both fiction and nonfiction. Pays special attention to such issues as identity formation, cultural contact, exploration, and exile. Previously taught topics include contemporary writing from Africa and South Asia, the impact of the discovery of the New World, and Caribbean literature. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.007 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018).

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 56-167.

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

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