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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Comparative Literature and the History of Ideas

CLHI 250 Introduction to Comparative Literature and the History of Ideas (1)

This course will introduce students to the nature of inquiry in comparative literature and intellectual history, emphasizing modes of textual criticism, reading texts in historical and cultural contexts, and reading texts across national, cultural and linguistic boundaries. Students will be encouraged to read works in the original language whenever possible.

  • Offering: Alternate years in spring
  • Instructor: Staff