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Comparative Literature Courses

LIT 100.6

LIT 100.6 — 1&2(3L)
Masterpieces of European Literature in English Translation

A study of representative masterpieces of Greek, Latin, Spanish, French, German and Slavic literatures. Assigned reading, lectures, discussion, essay writing.


LIT 261.3 — 1/2(3L)
Revolution and Dissidence in Protest Literature

Literary selections from French, German, Hispanic and Russian literatures. All class lectures and readings in English. Authors studied may include Camus, Dostoevsky, Anouilh, Seghers, Brecht, Argueta and Asturias. Students majoring in Comparative Literature will have a one-hour tutorial each week to read and discuss in the original language the literary selections pertinent to their language specialization.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 110 or 6 credit units from ENG 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 or LIT 100.


LIT 262.3 — 1/2(3L)
Exiles and Emigres in Expatriation

Literary selections from French, German, Hispanic and Russian literatures. All class lectures and readings in English. Selections may include works of Voltaire, Conrad, Nabokov, Brecht, Carpentier and Makine. Students majoring in Comparative Literature will have a one-hour tutorial each week to read and discuss in the original language the literary selections pertinent to their language specialization.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 110 or 6 credit units from ENG 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 or LIT 100.


LIT 263.3 — 1/2(3L)
Heroines Anti Heroines and Gender Definition in Literature

Literary selections from French, German, Hispanic and Russian literatures. All class lectures and readings in English. Authors studied may include Flaubert, Tolstoy, Mme de La Fayette, Garcia Marquez, Merimee, Christa Wolf and Brecht. Students majoring in Comparative Literature will have a one-hour tutorial each week to read and discuss in the original language the literary selections pertinent to their language specialization.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 110 or 6 credit units from ENG 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 or LIT 100.


LIT 264.3 — 1/2(3L)
Mephisto and Faust Knowledge Power Damnation and Redemption

The development of the Faust and Mephisto figures from the Renaissance to the twentieth century in literature. French, German, Hispanic and Russian works will be included. All class lectures and readings will be in English. Students majoring in Comparative Literature will have a one-hour tutorial each week to read and discuss in the original language the literary selections pertinent to their language specialization.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 110 or 6 credit units from ENG 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 or LIT 100.


LIT 298.3 — 1/2(3L)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations. Students interested in these courses should contact the department for more information.


LIT 299.6 — 1&2(3L)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations. Students interested in these courses should contact the department for more information.


LIT 398.3 — 1/2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.


LIT 399.6 — 1&2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.


LIT 479.6 — 1&2(1S)
Honours Project

A reading course on a specialized topic combining the literatures of the student's two languages. This course will also provide an initiation into research methods leading to an honours thesis.

Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units of Comparative Literature courses and permission of the department.


LIT 498.3 — 1/2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.


LIT 499.6 — 1&2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

 

Comparative Literature Course Schedule

 

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE COURSES

CLASS

SEC

TERM

COURSE NAME

DAY

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

LOCATION

LIT 100.6

01

T1 & T2

EUROPEAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

Tues/Thurs

1:00-2:20

Rodolfo Pino

ARTS 206