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History of World Literature


Course No. 2300 (48 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Taught by Grant L. Voth
Monterey Peninsula College
Ph.D., Purdue University
1. Stories and Storytellers
2. The Epic of Gilgamesh
3. The Hebrew Bible
4. Homer's Iliad
5. Homer's Odyssey
6. Chinese Classical Literature
7. Greek Tragedy
8. Virgil's Aeneid
9. Bhagavad Gita
10. The New Testament
11. Beowulf
12. Indian Stories
13. T'ang Poetry
14. Early Japanese Poetry
15. The Tale of Genji
16. Inferno, from Dante's Divine Comedy
17. Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales
18. 1001 Nights
19. Wu Ch'eng-en's Monkey
20. The Heptameron
21. Shakespeare
22. Cervantes's Don Quixote
23. Moliere's Plays
24. Voltaire's Candide
25. Cao Xueqin's The Story of the Stone
26. Goethe's Faust
27. Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights
28. Pushkin's Eugene Onegin
29. Flaubert's Madame Bovary
30. Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground
31. Twain's Huckleberry Finn
32. Dickinson's Poetry
33. Ibsen and Chekhov—Realist Drama
34. Rabindranath Tagore's Stories and Poems
35. Higuchi Ichiyo's "Child's Play"
36. Proust's Remembrance of Things Past
37. Joyce's Dubliners
38. Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"
39. Pirandello's Six Characters
40. Brecht's The Good Woman of Setzuan
41. Anna Akhmatova's Requiem
42. Kawabata Yasunari's Snow Country
43. Faulkner—Two Stories and a Novel
44. Naguib Mahfouz's The Cairo Trilogy
45. Achebe's Things Fall Apart
46. Beckett's Plays
47. Borges's Labyrinths
48. Rushdie's Haroun and the Sea of Stories

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