A survey of European drama and prose classics exploring and critically evaluating the shift in worldviews from Dante’s Christian humanism to Kafka’s and Camus’ modern existentialist views and focusing on the theme of human nature (the self) and the purpose of human life. Works are discussed in their historical and cultural contexts.
European Literature in Translation
9 sem. hrs. of English and third or fourth year standing, or instructor’s consent. (3- 0; 0-0)