EWPC 255 Foundations of Western Literature

Started on January 1, 1970

3 hours
This course introduces students to key narratives in the Western literary tradition, providing them with the background knowledge needed to understand and appreciate American, English, and European literature. Students read a selection of Greek and Roman epic and myth, Biblical and religious stories central to the Judeo-Christian tradition, medieval romance and satire, Shakespearean drama, and modern myths from Faust to Frankenstein.
Prerequisites: EWPC 103