In this course, you will learn:
- World Literature's recent history.
- The impact of cultural transmission on literary works.
- How to evaluate literary works critically.
- In China, Argentina, Turkey, and other countries, historical and political background is important.
- Introduction: What is World Literature?
- West-Eastern Conversations
- Enlightenment in the Colonies
- China and Its Neighbors
- Inventing Latin America
- From Empire to Globe
- East-West Encounters
- Istanbul in – or as – the World