Comparative Literature (CPLT)


2000

CPLT 2201 Introduction to World Literary Traditions (3 credits)
Also offered as ENGL 2201. Study of the world�s most influential literary classics in Western and non-Western traditions, from beginnings to 1650; emphasis on reading and writing about literature.
CPLT 2202 Introduction to Modern World Literature (3 credits)
Also offered as ENGL 2202. Overview of the literature of the world from 1650 to the present day; introduction of the concept and theory of world literature.

7000

CPLT 7010 Research Methods and Bibliography (3 credits)
Instruction in methods of research; specific projects in bibliography geared toward scholarship in comparative literature.
CPLT 7020 [Not Offered] History and Theory of Criticism (3 credits)
Historical survey of major works in literary theory from the classical through the modern period designed to ground subsequent work in criticism.
CPLT 7120 Topics in Theory of Criticism (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Study of a particular school of critical thought as it applies to specifically comparative literary scholarship.
CPLT 7130 Topics in Comparative Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Basic techniques of studying a literary topic through the comparative method; examples taken from different national literary traditions.
CPLT 7140 Topics in the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Relationship between literature and other domains, such as art, religion, and film.

8000

CPLT 8000 [Not Offered] Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
�S�/�U� grading.
CPLT 8900 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 3 hrs. in the master's program and 9 hrs. in the doctoral program.

9000

CPLT 9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
�S�/�U�grading.