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Comparative Literature Studies (CLS)

Coordinator: Professor Manteiga

160 Literatures of the World

See English 160. (A) or (L) [D]

235 (or PHL 235) Modern Thought: Philosophy and Literature (3)

Introduction to recent thought in philosophy and literature. Emphasis on Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Sartre, and complementary literary texts. (Lec. 3) (L)

250 Themes and Myths (3)

Study of the evolution and transformation of a myth or theme in several national literatures. An introduction to a comparative and interdisciplinary approach. (Lec. 3) May be repeated for credit as often as topic changes.

335 (or ENG 335) Interdisciplinary Studies in Comparative Literature (3)

Study of the interrelationships of two or more national literatures (in translation) with another discipline. (Lec. 3) May be repeated for credit as often as topic changes.

350 (or ENG 350) Literary Theory and Criticism (3)

Introduction to theories of literature and their application in the analysis of selected texts. (Lec. 3) May be repeated for credit as often as topic changes.

450 Studies in Comparative Literature (3)

Detailed study of a literary movement, genre, or an aspect of literature as seen in two or more literatures. (Lec. 3) Pre: 6 credits in literature or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit as often as topic changes.

451 Advanced Topics in International Film Media (4)

See Film Media 451.

520 Literary Theory and Criticism (3)

Metacriticism: literary criticism as theory and practice and the relationship between literary and critical discourse. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing or permission of chairperson. May be repeated once with change of topic.

530 Approaches in Comparative Literature (3)

Study of theme/myth, movement/era, genre/forms in two or more literatures, or interrelations with other disciplines. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing or permission of chairperson. May be repeated once with change of topic.

597 Special Problems (1-6)

Group and/or individual investigation of special problems in comparative literature studies. (Independent Study)

599 Master’s Thesis Research (1-6)

Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor and the Comparative Literature Studies Advisory Committee. (Independent Study)

See other listings under English.


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