Lecture Notes on the History of Foreign Literature
, compiled and edited by Wu Mi when he was teaching foreign literature to students from 1959 to 1960 in the Chinese Language Department of Southwest Normal University (Now: Southwest University), survived and will be published soon. The Lecture Notes
discusses the developing process of world literature, makes a detailed analysis of classic writers' works, and tries to explore the phenomenon of western literature history from the viewpoint of historical materialism. The academic characteristics of the times in the Lecture Notes
are outstanding. It is a classic work of foreign literature research.