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CMPL 200 - Introduction to Comparative Literature

FC ARHU CD WINT
4 credits
Comparative Literature is the study of literature, theory, and criticism across the boundaries of language, nation, culture, artistic medium and historical period. This course examines the nature and scope of the discipline, focusing both on its theoretical assumptions and its practical applications. Texts and topics reflect curricular strengths of the college and include literary theory, literature, and the other arts, World Literature, European languages and literatures, and translation. Comparative literature majors should take this course by the sophomore year.

Prerequisites: one introductory literature course in any language.
This course is cross-listed with ENGL-275



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