Courses

This course of drama focuses on showing students how Modernism as a literary movement has affected the theater in the late 19th century and early 20th century. It focuses on different literary theatrical movements within the Modern theater such as...
The course traces the philosophical and critical development of Western thought in relation to art. The critical selections cover the Classical conception of art, Renaissance and the Romantic period. Major orientations of art and criticism are also...
This survey course introduces major literary critical theories and critics: Classical, Renaissance, Neoclassical, Romantics and early 20th century New Criticism. Critics include Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Longinus, Sidney, Coreneille, Dryden (the...
This course introduces students to the most famous playwright in English Literature: William Shakespeare. Through the study of at least one comedy and one tragedy, the salient features of Shakespeare’s dramaturgy will be introduced. Working from the...
This course provides a concise history of British literature from the age of Chaucer to the present day. It deals briefly with the earlier periods and more fully with the later landmark periods in the literature of Great Britain. It focuses on the...