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ENGL 220 Masterpieces of World Literature I: 1500 BCE - 1600 CE

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course offers a survey of world literature in translation, from the ancient world through the European renaissance (approximately 2150 BCE - 1600 CE), including the established classic literature of the Near East, Tibet, Greece and Rome, India, China, Japan, Africa, the Islamic world, and Europe. Students read and discuss a variety of authors from these regions, and address relevant social, cultural, and religious issues. Students critically analyze, in essays and papers, specific authors, works, themes, and other topics as assigned. This course is intended for English majors and anyone interested in World Literature.

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