Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: ENGL                                     Course Number: 212                                    
Course Title: Masterpiece of World Literature
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


An introduction to literature through a program of directed readings, lectures, and discussions. Among the readings will be works by some of the most influential writers of the world as well as some of the most prominent contemporary writers whose work may well survive their own lifetimes. Attention will be paid not only to Western literature of Europe and America but also to literature of Asia, Africa and African American literature, Hispanic American literature. Women writers will be included among these various sources. The course will focus on how well various cultures and individual human values are portrayed in the literary genres of fiction and nonfiction. Drama, poetry, novels, short stories and folktales, and autobiographical narratives.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 and ENGL 211.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Arts and Languages

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 3 class hours. Participation in off - campus literary events is part of the course requirements.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: