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This online course (MOOC) teaches about the history and development of world literature.

The course explores how literature developed within cultures and how literary works and books are transformed by cultural transmission.

Key authors covered in this online course include (among others):

  • Homer
  • Goethe
  • Voltaire
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Orhan Pamuk

The video course also covers how to analyze literary works and explores the significance of major technological advances in writing.

Harvard University

Teacher: David Damrosch
Provided by: edX
Course language: English
Fees: free course
Level: beginner
Certificate possible? (fee)
Format: MOOC/online course

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