ENGL 2309. WORLD LITERATURE. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ENGL 2331)
Covers significant works of world literature chosen from various national and cultural traditions, focusing on cross-cultural issues. Topics may include moral ambiguities across cultures, the transition from colonial to postcolonial literatures, or the nature of translation; the course may also be structured as a chronological survey. Examines at least three genres and six authors. Emphasizes critical thinking, reading, and writing. Satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy, and Culture. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 1301.
By majoring in English, students are involved simultaneously with two activities that are essentially and uniquely human: language and art. The mission of the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts at UT Arlington is to educate students about the powers and pleasures of literary and other kinds of language.