LiteratureLIT 150B Writing and Authority in the Pre-Capitalist World

How writing functions before the emergence of the nation, class, capitalist relations, the individual, and printing. Theories of world history/periodization; the social and political character of literacy; technologies of writing. Focus is on early imperial China and post-Carolingian Europe. Critical approach designations: Histories, Media. Distribution requirement: Pre-1750.

Credits

5