Summer 2018 - WL 100 C100
What is World Literature? (3)
Class Number: 4237
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Aug 8, 2018
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
Explores how texts travel beyond their cultures of origin, influence other cultural contexts and ideas, and become works of world literature. Introduces the concepts of cross-cultural literary criticism and translation. Breadth-Humanities.
- Online Discussions 15%
- 2 Papers 45%
- Mid-term Project 15%
- Final Exam 25%
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
All Required Readings listed below are not provided by the Distance Education Office (CODE).
The Odyssey (Penguin Classic), Knox & Fagles
The Complete Sophocles: Vol 1: The Theban Plays (2011), Burian & Shapiro
The Bombay Plays (2017), Irani
Heart of Darkness (2007), Conrad
Season of Migration to the North (1991), Tayeb
Apocalypse Now (Film) Suggest renting at a local DVD rental, or download from ITunes
https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/apocalypse-now/id393265788 (Links to an external site.)
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