ENGL 211 - Masterpieces of Early World Literature(3,0) 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111 - English Composition I .
In this literature course the class reads early works from East Asia, India, the ancient Near East, and classical Greece. The emphasis is on understanding the philosophical and cultural context in which the literary works are embedded. Students encounter and examine world views and values quite different from those commonly held in the United States today. Among the topics discussed are mythology, religion, and the nature of the hero.
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