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WORLD LITERATURE (WL)

Office: 200 B.B. Comer Hall

WL 207 World Literature (same as EN 207). 3 hours.
Prerequisites: EN 101 and EN 102 (or 103).

Survey of world literature from the Classical period to the Renaissance.

WL 208 World Literature (same as EN 208). 3 hours.
Prerequisites: EN 101 and EN 102 (or 103).

Survey of world literature from the Enlightenment to the Modern period.

WL 223 Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in Translation (same as RUS 223). 3 hours.

Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Chekhov, and other authors. No knowledge of Russian is required. Offered every other year, usually in the fall semester.

WL 224 Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in Translation (same as RUS 224). 3 hours.

Nabokov, Gorky, Babel, Solzhenitsyn, Shukshin, and other authors. No knowledge of Russian is required. Offered every other year, usually in the spring semester.

WL 250 Germanic Mythology (same as GN 250). 3 hours.

Introduction to gods and myths of the early Germanic peoples as represented in writing and art, as well as the impact of Germanic mythology on Western culture and civilization.

WL 254 Survey of German Cinema (same as GN 254). 3 hours.

An overview of German cinema from Silent Era in the 1920’s through New German Cinema to post-Wall works. Topics include history, socio-cultural frame, directors, and cinematography.

WL 260 The Holocaust in Film and Literature (same as GN 260). 3 hours.

An exploration of the aesthetic and ethical issues involved in artistic representations of the Holocaust.

WL 350 Traditional Chinese Literature in Translation (same as CHI 350). 3 hours.

Introduction to Chinese literature from the earliest times to the 20th century. No knowledge of Chinese is required.

WL 351 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation (same as CHI 351). 3 hours.

Introduction to 20th-century Chinese literature. No knowledge of Chinese is required.

WL 356 Traditional Japanese Literature in Translation (same as JA 356). 3 hours.

Introduction to Japanese literature from the earliest times through the Tokugawa period. No knowledge of Japanese is required.

WL 357 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation (same as JA 357). 3 hours.

Introduction to modern Japanese literature from the Meiji period to the present. No knowledge of Japanese is required.

WL 389:390 Special Topics. 3 hours.

Cross-listed courses addressing a variety of changing topics in different areas including literature, film, and the other arts.

WL 489:490 Special Topics. 3 hours.

Cross-listed with courses from other disciplines, usually the languages, and vary from semester to semester.


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