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Fall 2014 First-Year Seminar BC1334 section 001

Call Number 04046
Day & Time
TR 11:40am-12:55pm
406 Barnard Hall
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Kate Levin
Course Description This course investigates key intellectual moments in the rich literary history that originated in classical Greece and Rome and continues to inspire some the the world's greatest masterpieces. Close readings of works reveal how psychological and ideological paradigms, including the self and civilization, shift over time, while the historical trajectory of the course invites inquiry into the myth of progress at the heart of canonicity. Texts include: Aeschylus, Oresteia; Hymn to Demeter; Ovid, Metamorphoses; Sei Shonagon, The Pillow Book; Marie de France, Lais; Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales; Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, selected poetry; Shakespeare, As You Like It; Aphra Behn, Oroonoko; and Lady Hyegyong, The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong
Web Site CourseWorks
Department First-Year Seminar Program @Barnard
Enrollment 16 students as of 11:37PM Friday, September 19, 2014
Subject First-Year Seminar
Number BC1334
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143FYSB1334X001

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