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Course Description

Laughter and tears are not always straightforward. A tale of pride going before a fall can be reassuring to us as well as sad, and a Hollywood romantic comedy can encode a scathing social critique. Offering insight into our ongoing fascination with the extremes of human emotion, this course traces how the twin poles of the comic and tragic have developed through literary history, and how they vary across diverse cultural traditions.

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Class Number
5786
Type
LEC
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 17, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $588.65 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information