Andrea L. Schmidt
C LIT 240
Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.
Double-Take: Twinning in Literature
This course will explore the figure of the double in British, American, and German literature.
Texts explored in-class will include Twelfth Night, The Sandman, Frankenstein, and Fight Club.
Note: Students are required to bring physical copies of the texts we are reading to class for respective discussion days. Please do not buy "Kindle" or on-line editions. Unless you already own the book, please buy the edition of the book listed for class. Thank you.
Student learning goals
This course is designed to teach literary analysis, but also improve your academic writing skills on a whole.
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading