CORC 3111 Classical Jewish Texts: Moving Toward Modernity

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CC 10.11.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Exploration of masterpieces of Jewish literature. Various genres of Jewish writings, including biblical, rabbinic, poetic, philosophical, mystical, and kabbalistic. Examination of the extent to which modern Jewish literature adapted and/or broke away from earlier classical genres/ A particular focus on the writings (and/or films) of Sholom Aleichem, Woody Allen, Ahad Ha'am, and I. B. Singer. Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.


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