World Literature in the Core

These classes DO NOT need to be taken in order.

ENGL 2200 World Literature Before 1600 
ENGL 2207 Honors World Literature Before 1600

World mapThis course focuses on literary works written before 1600, in the context of historical, philosophical, and cultural issues throughout the world.

Requirements: Course requirements will vary by instructor but may include a mid-term and a final examination, short and/or major written assignments, in-class presentations, and quizzes.

Readings: Readings will vary by instructor, but will be drawn from works and authors from the Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance periods. These authors and texts could include Homer, Sappho, Virgil, The Bhagavad-gita, Marie de France, Dante, Lady Murasaki, The 1001 Nights, Giovanni Boccaccio, Michel de Montaigne, Marguerite de Navarre, and William Shakespeare.


ENGL 2210 World Literature After 1600 
ENGL 2217 Honors World Literature After 1600

World mapThis course focuses on literary works written after 1600, in the context of historical, philosophical, and cultural issues throughout the world.

Requirements: Course requirements will vary by instructor but may include a mid-term and a final examination, short and/or major written assignments, in-class presentations, and quizzes.

Readings: Readings will vary by instructor, but will be drawn from works and authors from the Enlightenment, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. These authors could include Moliére, Wu Ch’eng-en, Matsuo Basho, Voltaire, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Alexander Pushkin, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov, and Chinua Achebe.

 

For more information

Susana Morris

Susana Morris, Associate Professor
Coordinator of Core Literature
smm0006@auburn.edu
9004 Haley Center
(334) 844-9004

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11-12:30
  • Thursday 11-12:30

Last Updated: October 23, 2013