ENG-201 - Literature of the Western World: 18th to 20th Century

3 credits

This course examines significant literary works of Western culture from the 18th century to the modern era, to develop both an appreciation of their intrinsic worth and an awareness of their significance in the history of ideas and of literature. Readings are from the prose, poetry, and drama of the Age of Enlightenment, the Romantic period, the period of Naturalism, and the early 20th century. Readings might include selections from Moliere's Tartuffe, Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Voltaire's Candide, Rousseau's Confessions, Goethe's Faust, Shelley's Frankenstein, Flaubert's A Simple Heart, Dostoyevsky's Notes from Underground, Woolf's A Room of One's Own, and other brief works.

Prerequisite(s): ENG-101 (ENG-102 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-400