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ENGL 221 Masterpieces of World Literature II: 1600 - Present

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course offers a survey of world literature in translation, from the close of the European renaissance through the present time, including the literature of Asia, Europe, North America, Central America, South America, Africa and the Islamic world. Students read and discuss a variety of authors from these regions, and address relevant social, religious, and cultural issues. Students critically analyze, in essays and papers, specific authors, works, themes, and other topics as assigned. This course satisfies requirements for the major in English as well as general education and humanities requirements. This course is intended for English majors and anyone interested in World Literature.

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