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UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: World Literature

WLIT 017 - German Lit in Translation

Selected topics in German literature. Individual courses might focus on particular genres (e.g. the German film, Proverbs), literary movements (e.g. German Romanticism), or periods (e.g. Enlightenment, Holocaust).

WLIT 018 - Russian Lit in Translation

Topics such as Russian author(s) (e.g. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy), genre (e.g. the Russian novel), literary school (e.g. Russian Formalism), or period (19th or 20th century literature).

WLIT 020 - D2: Literatures of Globalizatn

How writers imagine themselves and their relationship with others in a globalizing world.

WLIT 024 - Myths & Legends of Trojan War

Homeric epics, Virgil's Aeneid, selections from tragedy dealing with the Trojan War and Greco-Roman cultural identity. Examples from art and archaeology supplement the literary theme. Cross-listed with: CLAS 024.

WLIT 095 - Special Topics

Special topics in literary studies. Individual courses might include comparative study of particular literary genres, periods, authors or works from varied international literatures.

WLIT 109 - D2:Japanese Lit-Premodern

WLIT 109 introduces students to premodern Japanese literary works in translation, including poetry, prose, and drama, from the 8th to mid 19th century. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

WLIT 110 - D2:Clsscl Chinese Lit in Trans

A survey course on classical Chinese literature. Knowledge of Chinese language is preferred but not required.

WLIT 113 - Italian Lit in Translation

Readings and discussion of representational work in English translation. No knowledge of Italian is necessary. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

WLIT 118 - Russian Lit in Translation

Topics such as Russian author(s) (e.g. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy), genre (e.g. the Russian novel), literary school (e.g. Russian Formalism), or period (19th or 20th century literature). Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

WLIT 195 - Intermediate Special Topics

Special topics in literary studies. Individual courses might include comparative study of particular literary genres, periods, authors or works from varied international literatures. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

WLIT 197 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded.