Comparative Arts and Letters
 

Civilization: Literature 1

Civilization: Literature 1
Western civilization from antiquity to early Italian Renaissance, emphasizing socioeconomic, political, intellectual, and aesthetic developments, with primary focus on literary texts.
CMLIT
201
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Spring
 OfferedHonors also.
Course Outcomes: 

Western Literary History: Ancients through Italian Renaissan

Demonstrate a sound, general understanding of major literary texts and the intellectual history of Western culture, through the Italian Renaissance.

Literature, History, and Philosophy

Show the capability to accurately and intelligently relate literary works to the main historical and philosophical trends of their times.

Critical Analysis and Effective Communication

Be able to analyze literary texts carefully, critically, coherently, and persuasively, both in discussion and in writing, using the basic tools of literary criticism.

Literature and Civilization

Explain what literature is and how its values are important to the study of Western civilization.