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Renaissance European Literature

Literature of Western Europe (Italian, French, Spanish, Germanic, and English) 1450-1600, with emphasis on literary types and prevailing ideas.

Romantic European Literature

The rise and development of Romanticism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with reading of selected literature and criticism.

World Romanticism I

Early Romanticism: 1750–1830, with readings of selected literature and criticism.

World Romanticism II

Middle to late romanticism: 1820 -1900, with readings of selected literature and criticism.

Poetry

Lyric poetry from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

Mannerist and Baroque Literature

Literary forms and issues in Europe ca. 1550-1700, with special attention to the intellectual background and the interrelationships between literature and other arts and sciences.

Advanced Chinese III

An introduction to classical Chinese focusing on translation, analysis of grammar, and the semantic range and use of commonly occurring classical Chinese words. Readings include selections of the early classics through later imperial literature.

Medieval European Literature

The literatures of medieval Europe with emphasis on major literary genres and the philosophical and social presuppositions which inform them.

Advanced Japanese III

A continuation of Advanced Japanese II, with emphasis on improved proficiency in the four language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening, and concentration on the reading of literary texts in Japanese.

Readings in Classical Chinese

A continuation of Advanced Chinese III focusing on translation, analysis of grammar, and the semantic range and use of commonly occurring classical Chinese words. Readings include selections of the early classics through later imperial works.

Eighteenth-Century European Literature

The literature of England, France, and Germany in the eighteenth century, with emphasis on literary types and prevailing ideas.

Advanced Japanese IV

A continuation of Advanced Japanese III, including the introduction of basic concepts of translating and interpreting from English into Japanese and from Japanese into English and the reading of literary texts in Japanese.

The Novel

The novel as a genre. Origins of prose fiction, theory of the novel, and representative readings of novels from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries will be included.

The Bible in Literature

An investigation of Western literary and artistic interpretations of the Bible, its narratives, characters, and themes.

Etymological and Literary History of Chinese Writing

A review of history of HanZi, Chinese characters, and how they were adopted into Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese literature and culture. All materials will be read and discussed in the original language.

Vietnamese Language and Literature

Readings in Vietnamese, Chu Nom, and modern Vietnamese.

Literature and Art

Formal, philosophical, and thematic relationships between literature and one or more of the visual arts in a given period.

Literature and Cinema

Formal, philosophical, and thematic relationships between literature and cinema.

East Asian Cinema

A survey of major works of East Asian cinema from literary, historical, cultural, and interdisciplinary perspectives.

African Cinema

Introduction to African cinema as a prolongation of both oral and written African literature. An analysis of selected films shall reveal the usage of African "aesthetics of narration," which shall lead to a better understanding of the discourse of African literatures written in European languages.

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