Fall 2017 not offered
Attitudes toward politics, economics, society, and history will be examined from works of fiction that directly criticize an existing society or that present an alternative, sometimes fantastic, reality.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (HIST-MN)(HIST)
Get these editions. The year of publication might be later than noted below, but make sure that the translator and/or editor is the same--
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, THE ADVENTURES OF DON QUIXOTE, J. M. Cohen, tr. (London: Penguin, 1950).
Johann Grimmelshausen, SIMPLICISSIMUS, Mike Mitchell, tr., ed. (Sawtry, U.K.: Dedalus, 1999).
Jonathan Swift, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, Claude Rawson and Ian Higgins, eds. (Oxford: Oxford World's Classics, 2005).
Voltaire, CANDIDE, John Butt, tr. (London: Penguin, 1947).
Alessandro Manzoni, THE BETROTHED, Bruce Penman, tr. (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972).
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly 2-page papers, and three 5-page papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All students NOT in COL must take this class for a letter grade.
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