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Welcome to English 2332 Online: Early World Literature, a sophomore survey course in selected readings from major writers of cultures of the Western World. Readings dating to the ancient Sumerian heroic epic, The Gilgamesh, the Greek Homeric epics The Iliad and The Odyssey, the ancient Hebrews' Old and New Testaments, Islam's The Koran, the formative works of European nations like France's Song of Roland and England's Beowulf, the course explores works that extend to the European Renaissance, culminating in such classics as Milton's Paradise Lost, Shakespeare's Othello, and Machiavelli's The Prince.
This Internet-assisted course
of English 2332 is organized in Units devoted to three periods of writing.
Following Unit 1, a general study of literature, students may explore the
Units in whatever order they prefer. Learning work includes readings
and five short analytical essays, incorporating support, both from the
readings and from supplementary texts provided by online and other resources.
English 2332 Online is provided as a service to the students of Navarro College in cooperation with the English faculty of its Ellis County, Texas, Center. The instructor and developer of the course is Dr. Geoffrey Grimes, Professor of English, and the creator of distance learning courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Special thanks to the
Dallas Museum of Art for the use of images
Key Course Dates and Deadlines
Monday, January 17, 2008
This page was last modified on January 15, 2008,
and is maintained by Dr. Geoffrey A. Grimes.