Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ENG 109 - World Literature: Enlightenment to Modern

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Provides a survey of important works of literature representing the 17th century Ottoman Empire, the Enlightenment in Europe, Romanticism in Europe and America, popular art in pre-modern Japan, 19th century realism, and twentieth century literature in a global context.  Fulfills cultural literacy requirement within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree (AAOT). 

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Summarize and explain the influence of significant texts from the 16th through 21st century. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Explain how historical and social contexts influence literary expression.
  • CLO#3: Explain how race, gender, time, and place shape a given text.

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