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2012 - 2013

Comparative Literature (CmLit)


Undergraduate Courses


    200-Level Courses

    CMLIT 201 : Civilization: Literature 1. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 201 : Civilization: Literature 1. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    OFFERED: Honors also.
    DESCRIPTION: Major world civilizations from antiquity to early Italian Renaissance, emphasizing socioeconomic, political, intellectual, and aesthetic developments, with primary focus on literary texts.

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    CMLIT 202 : Civilization: Literature 2. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 202 : Civilization: Literature 2. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    OFFERED: Honors also.
    DESCRIPTION: Major world civilizations from Europe's High Renaissance to modern times, emphasizing socioenonomic, political, intellectual, and aesthetic developments, with primary focus on literary texts.

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    300-Level Courses

    CMLIT 310 : Introduction to Literary Analysis and Comparative Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 310 : Introduction to Literary Analysis and Comparative Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language.
    DESCRIPTION: Methods of literary analysis, emphasizing basic issues of comparative literature and prosody and other problems related to foreign language texts.

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    CMLIT 342 : Asian Literary Traditions. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 342 : Asian Literary Traditions. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    DESCRIPTION: Comparative analysis of Asian literary works spanning several traditions.

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    400-Level Courses

    CMLIT 420R : Studies in Periods and Movements. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 420R : Studies in Periods and Movements. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CmLit 310 or Hum 350 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Topics vary.

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    : Medieval Literature.
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    : Renaissance Literature.
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    : Neoclassicism.
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    : Romanticism.
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    : Realism.
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    : Symbolism.
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    : 20th-Century Literature.
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    : Classics and Early America.
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    : 17th-Century Literature.
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    : Modernism.
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    : 12th-Century Renaissance.
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    : 18th-Century Literature.
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    : Postmodernism.
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    CMLIT 430R : Studies in Literary Genres. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 430R : Studies in Literary Genres. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CmLit 310 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Various genres (e.g., novel, epic, tragedy) and problems of genre. Topics vary.

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    : Lyric.
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    : Tragedy.
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    : Novel.
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    : Comedy.
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    : The Romance.
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    : Poetry and Poetics.
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    CMLIT 440R : Studies in Themes and Types. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 440R : Studies in Themes and Types. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CmLit 310 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Major literary themes (e.g., Faust, Don Juan, Ulysses, Arthur), types, motifs, and problems of literary typology. Topics vary.

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    : Faust Theme.
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    : Ulysses Theme.
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    : Arthurian Literature.
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    : Don Juan Theme.
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    CMLIT 450R : Studies in Literary Relations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 450R : Studies in Literary Relations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CmLit 310 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Interrelations of national literatures and figures and of literature with other areas of knowledge (art, history, law, psychology, music, etc.). Topics vary.

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    : Philosophy and Literature.
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    : Literature and History.
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    : Symbolism.
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    : Literature and Music.
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    : Wagner and Wagnerism.
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    : Literature and Myth.
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    : Vergil, Augustine, and Dante.
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    : Literature and Politics.
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    : Literature and Cinema.
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    : Literature of Sensibility.
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    : East-West Relations.
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    : Asian Literature Traditions.
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    : U.S. and Carribean Literature.
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    CMLIT 460R : Studies in Literary Theory. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 460R : Studies in Literary Theory. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CmLit 310 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Topics vary.

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    : Classical Rhetoric and Criticism.
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    : Practical Criticism.
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    : Historical Literary Theory.
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    : Contemporary Theory.
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    CMLIT 495R : Directed Readings. (.5-3:0:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 495R : Directed Readings. (.5-3:0:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)

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    CMLIT 497 : Reading List Examination. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CMLIT 497 : Reading List Examination. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CMLIT 310 & CMLIT 342; Three 400-level seminars.

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    CMLIT 499R : Honors Thesis. (.5-6:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)

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Graduate Courses



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