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Elizabeth Cullingford, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Fall 2008

E 316K • Masterworks of Literature: World

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
35070 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
PAR 303
KAULBACH, E

Course Description

Restricted to Students in the Longhorn Scholars Program of Connexus

This is a course in early Classics: Classics of the West, of Africa, of the Middle East, and of the Far East. We will read nothing written after the 1400s. Works will be interpreted by teachers of the works, as nearly contemporaneous with the works as possible. Class lectures will tell you how and why these selections are important.

Grading Policy

An average of three areas, each of which counts 1/3 of your final grade: attendance and quizzes, mid-term essay, final exam. To receive an "A" you must have an "A" in all three areas; same for a "B". If you fail any area, you fail the class. Miss more than 2 classes and your attendance grade is reduced by one full grade.

Texts

Norton Anthology of World Literature, 2nd ed., Volume A
Timaeus and Critias, ed. Desmond Lee
Sundiata, ed. D.T. Niane
Xerox packet (at IT Copy and Printing, on corner of MLK & Lavaca)

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