Core 162: World Literatures in English

Master Syllabus

Catalog Description

An examination of selected writers tied to a particular national or cultural tradition. All readings in this course are in English, though they will be translations from another language (French, Polish, Spanish, etc.). Emphasis is placed on developing close reading and interpretation skills through analysis of literary and cultural texts (poetry, fiction, drama, film, creative nonfiction, and essays).

Following the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Goals

Following the successful completion of this course, students should be better able to:

Strategies

Instructors may use any number of strategies to help students become more critical readers and interpreters of literary and cultural texts (lectures, small and plenary group activities, quizzes, tests, presentations, recitations, short papers, and so on). However, each section must include writing assignments, including documented writing with secondary sources obtained from the MLA Bibliography.