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World Literature, Mythologies, Neil Gaiman, American Gods


In this episode, we chat with Corinne Black--a PhD student in Comparative Literature--about how she structured her World Literature I class last year. She explains how she saw the class functioning and how World Mythologies allowed her to show students the connections between the world’s literary cultures. She tells us about what works and themes her students connected to, and reads us an excerpt from Neil Gaiman's American Gods--a book that takes world mythologies and makes it relevant to our technological age.