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as of 7/14/2020

SELECTED READINGS IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Peking University, Beijing - 'Language & Culture, Peking University', 'Peking Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEuropean Studies
Comparative Literature
Number & Suffix: 103
Full UC Title: SELECTED READINGS IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE 
Transcript Title: EUROPEAN LITERATURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: In terms of literary studies, the course provides a study of two influential European narratives. In terms of cultural studies, the course introduces the central ideas and attitudes of the western world. It examines Virgil's Aeneid and Dante's Divine Comedy. The Aeneid presents the story of a journey with a lofty goal-the foundation of a stable and civilized society, with a hero who embodies the code of reason, duty, and courage. The poem epitomizes the ideals of ancient Greece and Rome. The Divine Comedy presents another journey with a lofty goal- a vision of God, with a hero who seeks spiritual enlightenment. This poem epitomizes Judeo-Christian attitudes. The classical and Christian value systems illustrated in these works are the two most important roots of modern European and North American culture. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SELECTED READINGS IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE 
Partner University Department: Foreign Languages 
Partner University Course Number: 03832040