COML Comparative Literature

COML   5330G   World Drama to Romanticism

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of representative works of dramatic literature, primarily of the western world, from Aeschylus through Beaumarchais, excluding English drama. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGL   2111 and ENGL   2131.

Cross Listing(s): ENGL   5330, ENGL   5330G, COML   5330.

COML   5530G   The Bible as Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the literary dimension of the English Bible. Major emphasis is upon the literary themes, types, personalities, and incidents of the Old and New Testaments. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGL   2111 and ENGL   2131.

Cross Listing(s): COML   5530, ENGL   5530, ENGL   5530G, RELS   5530, RELS   5530G.

COML   5536G   Post-Colonial Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines and evaluates the diverse "common-wealth" of post- colonial Anglophone literature written by authors from countries that were formerly part of the British Empire: Africa, Australia, Canada, the Indian sub-continent, Ireland, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, and the West Indies. Highlights the use of a variety of reading and critical strategies to analyze the formal and linguistic complexities and innovations of this literature. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in all of the following: ENGL   2232 and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENGL   2131.

Cross Listing(s): ENGL   5536, ENGL   5536G, COML   5536.