ENG-200 - Literature of the Western World: BC to 17th Century

3 credits

This course examines literary classics of Western culture to develop both an appreciation of their intrinsic worth and an awareness of their significance in the history of ideas & literature. Readings are from the Biblical, Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance periods and might include portions of the Old Testament; selections from epic narratives such as Homer's Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid, and Milton's Paradise Lost; selected poetry of Sappho, Catullus, Petrarch; selections from frame narratives such as Dante's Inferno and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Prerequisite(s): ENG-101 (ENG-102 is strongly recommended) (minimum grade D ).

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

Previously known as: ENGL-300