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C LIT 252 A: Introduction To Comparative Literature: Genres

Meeting Time: 
MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
SMI 405
SLN: 
11867
Joint Sections: 
SPAN 318 A
Instructor:
Donald Gilbert-Santamaria

Syllabus Description:

C LIT 252 A / SPAN 318

MW 12:30-2:20 / SMITH 405

CERVANTES' DON QUIXOTE

BEGINNING OF THE MODERN
“The fault lies not with the mob, who demands nonsense, but with those who do not know how to
produce anything else.”
—Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

The long arc of modernity begins with Don Quixote. So, at least, goes one reading of Cervantes’s
most important work of fiction. But what does an assertion of modernity for a book originally
published in 1605 really mean for a reader in Seattle in the early years o the twenty-first
century?

TAUGHT IN ENGLISH No prerequisites. Does not fulfill any requirement for the Spanish Major or
Minor. C LIT section fulfills prerequisite for Comparative Literature major. Fulfills VLPA
requirement.

Catalog Description: 
Reading and analyzing literature based upon rotating genres such as sci-fi, detective fiction, romance, love, poetry, and comedy. Draws from world literature.
Department Requirements Met: 
Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 30, 2018 - 2:20pm
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