World Literature I

The Creation and the Cosmos

Ancient Mesopotamian Epic

Ancient GREEK Epic

EARLY chinese literature & Philosophy

Islam

Old English Epic Poetry

Persia & Sufism

  • Farid Ud-Din Attar, The Conference of the Birds

Middle Eastern Fables

  • The Thousand and One Nights

Early European Feminist Literature

  • Christine de Pizan, The Book of the City of Ladies

Classical Indian Poetry

  • Classical Sanskrit Lyric

Classical Japanese Poetry

  • Poetry of the Heian Court

African Epic

  • Sunjata

Quiché Mayan Epic

  • Popol Vuh & the Huarochiri Manuscript

Europe and the “New World”

  • Margueritte de Navarre
  • Michel de Montaigne