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World Literature from 1660
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Modernism
Da-Da
Da-da poetry: Kurt Schwitters
Da-da Poetry: Paul Eluard
Wallace Stevens
T.S. Eliot
Beckett: Absurdity
Contemporary/Post Modernism
Doris Lessing
Gabrieal Garcia Marquez
Alain Robbe-Grillet
Leslie Marmion Silko
The Enlightenment
Moliere
Moliere's Tartuffe
Swift
Swift: Gulliver's Travels
Pope
Pope: "Essay on Man"
Voltaire
Reading Assignments
Romanticism

Read Moliere's Tartuffe

For Gulliver’s Travels, read the introductory material on Swift and on the work beginning on page 430, then in Part IV. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms read

  • chapters 1, 4,
  • pages 452-455 of chapter 5,
  • all of chapter 6,
  • pages 461-63 of chapter 7,
  • pages 465-467 of chapter 8,
  • pages 468-470 of chapter 9,
  • pages 472-3 of chapter 10,
  • pages 477-479 of chapter 11, and
  • all of chapter 12.

Read "A Modest Proposal"

Read the biographical material on Alexander Pope

Read Epistle One of Pope's "Essay on Man"

Read the biographical material on Voltaire

Read selected sections of Voltaire's Candide:

  • Chapters 1-12,
  • pages 521-539,
  • chapters 15-16,
  • chapters 18-19,
  • chapter 24,
  • chapters 27-30