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  ENG-221 Literature of Western Civilization I
3 Credits  Offered Fall
  A sampling of landmark works of literature from Homeric Greece to medieval Europe (typically, The Iliad, portions of the Bible, some Platonic dialogues and Athenian tragedies, The Aeneid, Inferno). In addition to cultural values of various eras, the course explores the nature of imaginative literature. It also seeks to improve reading comprehension, and to develop facility in the written expression of ideas. It complements courses in Western civilization and art history. Prerequisite: Six credits of composition, or permission of the instructor.