CMLT 3601 From Epic Tradition to Epic Vision
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CMPLT 18.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Western literature illustrating developments in the epic genre from the Middle Ages to the present. Adjustment of the epic tradition to differing cultural values through a continual process of translation, imitation, adaptation, and transformation of epic form and content which has led to expressions of the modern "epic vision." This course is the same as English 3181 [50.7]. (Not open to students who have completed Comparative Literature 55.)
Prerequisite: English 1010  or 1.7.