This course is a survey of representative readings from ancient times to the present. The course emphasizes the significance of the selections as human documents as well as their importance as literature. Although this course focuses primarily upon Western literature, representative texts from other cultures may be integrated into the syllabus. A cross selection of literary genre ranging from Greek and Roman epics to modern plays, love sonnets and modern short stories constitutes the course reading list.
Note: IAI English majors should be aware that universities may not accept elective literature courses other than British and American survey courses for the major when transferring.
Recommended Prereq: C or better in ENG085 or ENG095 or placement by appropriate measures into college-level English.
IAI: H3 906.