Course Information

World Masterpieces in Translation

Course ID: LITR 280
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Modern Languages and Literatures
Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

This course will study literary masterpieces, in translation, of a selected culture or nation. Outcomes: Students will gain an appreciation of the literary masterpieces of another culture or nation

This online course examines selected Polish short stories in English translation. The readings selected span several periods within Polish literary history, including Romanticism, Positivism, Modernism, World War II literature, the communist period, and contemporary Polish literature. Students will also explore a range of literary genres and techniques: realism, symbolism, and surrealism; witness literature, fictionalized reportage, and autobiography; the avant-garde, expressionist, psychological prose, and fables.


Literature in Translation (LITR): Loyola University Chicago (luc.edu)


UCLR 100 for students admitted to Loyola University for Fall 2012 or later. No requirement for students admitted to Loyola prior to Fall 2012 or those with a declared major or minor in the Department of English, Department of Classical Studies, or Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

Course Offering

Session Day Time Instructor Location
A Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Hutchens ONLINE

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