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2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LIT 204 - World Literature II

(3 credits)
A study of the major European writers and their works from the fourteenth through the twentieth centuries. The titles chosen are representative of the Great Books of Western Civilization and major literary movements (Renaissance, Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and Absurdism). Discussion of these works as representations of various genres (Epic, Picaresque Novel, Verse Drama, Prose Drama, Problem Play, and Tragicomedy) and of nationalistic fervor, where applicable (Synge and the Celtic/Irish Renaissance, Chekhov and the changing face of Russian society). This course may be taken in lieu of LIT 104 for non-English majors. English majors choosing to take this class in lieu of LIT 104 must replace LIT 104 with a literature elective. Any student choosing to take this course in lieu of LIT 104 for General Education credit cannot count the course for any other General Education requirement. Prerequisite(s): WRIT 102 . As needed.