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 (Fall 2019).

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 2-103.

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

You can find more information at the Literature (Course 21L) < MIT site.

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