E f316K • Masterworks of Literature: World
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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.
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
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)