2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENGL 357 - World Literature I: The Dawn of Story


Credits: Three (3)
This class begins four thousand years ago, with the Epic of Gilgamesh, the first great work of world literature, and then moves through the ancient and medieval world up to the 17th century. Readings may draw from classic works such as The Odyssey, Greek tragedies and comedies, The Aeneid, Beowulf, The Divine Comedy, The Journey to the West, Narrow Road to the Interior, The Canterbury Tales, and Don Quixote. The class may also include writers such as Plato, Aristotle, and Augustine, as well as selections from the Bible, the Koran, and the Bhagavad-Gita.
General Education Area: Literature
Cross-listed: ENGL-257
Prerequisite: ENGL-101; Minimum grade C-