Introduction to Western Literatures

CAS XL 222

  • Aesthetic Exploration
  • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
  • Writing-Intensive Course

Introduces basic methods of comparative literary study through close readings of influential texts of the Western tradition from antiquity to present. Topics include genre, translation, appropriation, interpretation, theories of literary production and effect. All works read in English. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Aesthetic Exploration, Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Writing-Intensive Course.

SPRG 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Schwartz CAS 312 MWF 11:15 am-12:05 pm Class Full

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