European Literature II

Course NameEuropean Literature II
Course CodeLIT222
DescriptionThis course introduces students to a wide range of 19th and 20th century European prose, poetry and drama. Emphasis is on close reading of texts and their placement in the context of European cultural, societal and political trends since the Industrial Revolution. All texts are in English or translated into English.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Comprehend and have a clear understanding of key periods in literary history across various European cultures and historical periods;
– Understand and analyze literature via close reading of texts, attuning themselves to nuances of meaning;
– Place in context the great works of literature from other cultures, enriching their own perspectives.
SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS