ASIAN 3366

ASIAN 3366

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

The course will survey in translation a selection of major works of poetry, drama, and aesthetic theory and criticism from the Sanskrit literary tradition of ancient India. Beginning with selections from the Sanskrit epic Ramayana, traditionally regarded as the "first poem" in the Indian tradition, we will turn tosurvey prominent examples from the ongoing tradition of epic poetry, the rise of romantic and heroic drama through the works of the fifth century Gupta poet Kalidasa and his successors, and the extensive corpus of Sanskrit and Prakrit lyric poetry from the 2nd to the 12th century AD.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (ALC-AS, LA-AS)
Course Subfield (LL)
Course Attribute (EC-SAP)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17519 ASIAN 3366   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person