What are the great spiritual and philosophical works of world literature? How have they come to be so regarded? What is it that has made them so enduring and adaptable? What is their relevance to a postmodern society? This unit introduces in English translation and from a contemporary perspective some of the literary cornerstones of reflection on the human condition, and seeks to reveal and understand some of their continuing power.
|Academic unit||International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies|
|Unit name||Great Books 1: The Human Condition|
|Semester 1, 2021|
|Attendance mode||Normal day|
|12 Junior credit points from any of the following Arabic Studies Chinese Studies English European Studies French Studies Germanic Studies Modern Hebrew Indonesian Studies Italian Studies Japanese Studies Korean Studies Modern Greek Byzantine Studies Spanish Latin American Studies or History|
|Available to study abroad and exchange students||