Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

ENL 310 World Literature in Contexts(RLA)

4 hours, 4 credits. An exploration of the literatures of several cultures amid specific historical contexts, as well as a study of cultural differences and similarities and cross-cultural influences. This course examines the literature of polities in at least three disparate geographical regions, during at least two historical periods. It engages students in a practice of literary criticism that sets the texts within particular historical formations, even as students pursue cross-cultural study.  This course is a requirement for all English majors. Not open to students who have completed ENL 365. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENL 290.