Faculty of Arts

Bachelor of Arts Program

Minor : Comparative Literature

 

Electives (21)

2210210 Literature and History 3 (3-0-6)
2210212 Places in Literature 3 (3-0-6)
2210214   Literature and Environment 3 (3-0-6)
2210215 Literature and Women 3 (3-0-6)
2210301 Fundamentals of Literary Study 3 (3-0-6)
2210311   Myths and Literary Culture 3 (3-0-6)
2210313 Humour in Literature 3 (3-0-6)
2210314 Juvenile Literature 3 (3-0-6)
2210315   Literature and Ethnic Identity 3 (3-0-6)
2210316 Literature and Socio-political Consciousness 3 (3-0-6)
2210321 Literature and Performing Arts 3 (3-0-6)
2210322   Literature and Visual Arts 3 (3-0-6)
2210402 Contemporary Novels 3 (3-0-6)
2210403 Contemporary Poetry 3 (3-0-6)
2210420 Major Writers and Their Works 3 (3-0-6)
2210423   Literature and Psychology 3 (3-0-6)
2210425 Literature and Religion 3 (3-0-6)
2210426 Southeast Asian Literature 3 (3-0-6)
2210488 Selected Topic in Literary Studies 3 (3-0-6)
2210489 Independent Study 3 (1-0-8)

 

Course Description

2210210 Literature and History

LIT/HIST

Relationship between literature and history; use of historical events in literary creativity; differences between historical events and their representations in literature; analysis of selected works of both the East and the West.

 

2210212 Places in Literature

PLACES LIT

Relationship between literature and places; roles of places and techniques in presenting them in literature; analysis of selected literary works.

 

2210214 Literature and Environment

LIT/ENVIRON

Nature as inspiration for literary creation; relationship between literature and environment; development of poets views of nature; roles of literature in preserving nature and environment.

 

2210215 Literature and Women

LIT/WOMEN

Literature and women in the Eastern and Western cultures; feminist concepts and their influence on literature; women s literature and its authors.

 

2210301 Fundamentals of Literary Study

FUND LIT STUD

Importance of literature as a universal art; relationship between literature and life and society; interdisciplinary theories in literary analysis.

 

2210311 Myths and Literary Culture

MYTHS/LIT CULTURE

Relationship between myths and literary works of both the East and the West; analysis of literature deriving from myths.

 

2210313 Humour in Literature

HUMOUR/LIT

Humour theories; creation of humour in literature of both the East and the West; analysis of selected works.

 

2210314 Juvenile Literature

JUV LIT

Characteristics of juvenile literature; its relationship with psychology, society and culture; critical analysis of selected juvenile literary works.

 

2210315 Literature and Ethnic Identity

LIT/ETHN IDENTITY

Relationship between literature and ethnic identity in various societies; ethnic representations in literature; critical analysis of selected works.

 

2210316 Literature and Socio-political Consciousness

LIT/SOC-POL CONS

Literature as medium reflecting authors socio-political consciousness; political ideas influencing the creation of literary works; their influence on society and politics; role of writers as social guides.

 

2210321 Literature and Performing Arts

LIT/PERFORM ARTS

Relationship between literature and the performing arts in both Eastern and Western societies; analysis of literary works selected for performance.

 

2210322 Literature and Visual Arts

LIT/VISUAL ARTS

Relationship between literature and visual arts of Eastern and Western societies; their influences on each other in form and content; analysis of selected works.

 

2210402 Contemporary Novels

CONTEM NOVELS

The novel as a literary genre; analytical study of contemporary Eastern and Western novels, with emphasis on form and content; the novel as a reflection of contemporary society.

 

2210403 Contemporary Poetry

CONTEM POETRY

Poetry as a literary genre; analytical study of contemporary Eastern and Western poetry, with emphasis on form and content; poetry as a reflection of contemporary society.

 

2210420 Major Writers and Their Works

MAJOR WRITER WORK

Masterpieces of major writers; analysis of relationship between writers, their works and social conditions as well as characteristics of their writings.

 

2210423 Literature and Psychology

LIT/PSYCHO

Relationship between literature and psychology; psychological approach to literary criticism; analysis of selected works.

 

2210425 Literature and Religion

LIT/RELIGION

Relationship between literature and religion in the East and the West; religious influence on literature; analysis of selected works.

 

2210426 Southeast Asian Literature

SEA LIT

Characteristics of Southeast Asian literary works; their reciprocal influences; comparison of literary masterpieces in the region.

 

2210488 Selected Topics in Literary Studies

SEL TOP LIT

Selected topics in literary studies; critical analysis of selected texts.

 

2210489 Independent Study

INDEP STUDY

Research on a topic in literary studies according to individual interest; research presentation .