Summer 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
LIT 2341 is an introductory course for Literary Studies majors. As well as discussing practical strategies for succeeding as a student of literature, we will address the following overarching questions: How do we as contemporary readers experience literature, and do our expectations help or hinder us in our understanding of texts from other time periods? How does a text represent human action? How important is authorial intention? And how can a literary work reflect a cultural/historical perspective?
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