Course Descriptions

World Literature, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

WRLD: World Literature

WRLD 100 (3) A World History of Horror
Introduction to the idea of horror across historical times, geographic regions, and genres, with an emphasis on the interdisciplinary methodologies and theories of World Literature. [3-0-0]
WRLD 200 (3) Introduction to World Literatures
A thematically organized introduction to world literatures, interconnecting a range of cultures and historical periods. Texts will be studied in English translations. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: 3 credits of first year English
WRLD 310 (3) Mythologies in Motion
Literary study of a selection of transcultural myths and their influence across time. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Third year standing.
WRLD 360 (3) Literature and Power
Explores the intersections of literature and power, featuring poems, short stories, and novels from nations as geographically, politically, and ethnically diverse as Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Italy, and Great Britain. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Third year standing.

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