This course will address 20th century literary works from diverse cultures and literary traditions. The assigned readings in this course will be outside the North American literary tradition.
- Explain the paradigms of different national, ethnic, and class literatures.
- Identify different approaches to literature in different literary traditions.
- Identify one’s own literary assumptions, perspective, and prejudices.
- Explain how and where various literary genres arose.
- Compare and contrast non-Western and Western literary and aesthetic values.
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