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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Liberal Arts

Comparative Literature

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

C L | Comparative Literature

180K. Introduction to Comparative Literature. One-credit-hour proseminar in methods of study and research in comparative literature. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Required of first-semester graduate students in comparative literature. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in comparative literature and consent of the graduate adviser in comparative literature.

380M. Problems in Translation. Detailed study of literary translations and of the translation process, and completion of one substantial translation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser in comparative literature.

381. The Comparative Study of Literary Periods and Movements. The study of literary periods, aspects of periods, or movements from a comparative point of view; topics include mystical literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance humanism. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

382. Topics in Comparative Literature. Study of genres, literary forms, the relationships of literature and other disciplines from a comparative point of view; topics include comedy, sensibility, East and West. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

385. Theories of Literary Criticism. Comparative study of theories of literary criticism in a broad historical perspective, including representative classic texts in critical theory. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

390. Comparative Literary Theory and Poetics. Comparative study of major modern critical schools and figures in literary and cultural theory and criticism. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

391L. Conference Course in Comparative Literature. Tutorial courses on individually designed basis available through the home departments of members of the comparative literature faculty. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser in comparative literature.

698. Thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in comparative literature and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Comparative Literature 698A and consent of the graduate adviser.

398R. Master's Report. Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in comparative literature and consent of the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree and consent of the graduate adviser in comparative literature.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Comparative Literature 399R, 699R, or 999R, and consent of the graduate adviser in comparative literature.

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