English 2110: World Literature

Course Objectives:  To expose students to significant works from a variety of cultural traditions; to expose students to the historical, social, cultural, and intellectual contexts of these works; to expose students to the concept of genre and make them aware of how different cultures approach this concept; to foster critical thinking, writing, and speaking skills through significant discussion and writing.

Georgia College & State University, Spring 2010

Syllabus and Course Schedule
Response Paper Assignments (coming soon)

Required Textbooks:
Eliot, Alexander. The Universal Myths. New York: Meridian, 1990. ISBN: 9780452010277
Milosz, Czeslaw. A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry. San Diego: Harvest, 1996.
ISBN: 9780156005746
Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron. New York: Signet Classic, 2002. ISBN: 0451528662
De la Barca, Pedro Calderón. Life is a Dream. New York: Dover Thrift, 2002. ISBN: 0486421244
Murakami, Haruki. Norwegian Wood. New York: Vintage International, 2000. ISBN: 0375704027
Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood. New York: Pantheon, 2003. ISBN: 037571457X