Readings in Comparative World English Literatures

An introduction to the literary traditions of the Anglophone world in a variety of poetic and narrative forms and historical contexts. Emphasis on developing skills of literary interpretation and critical writing; on diverse linguistic, cultural and racial histories; and on the politics of empire and liberation struggles. Authors may include Daniel Defoe, Mary Prince, J. M. Synge, James Joyce, Claude McKay, Jamaica Kincaid, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, J. M. Coetzee, Arundhati Roy, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Salman Rushdie, and Mohammed Hanif among others.

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Students who wish to enroll in this seminar should participate in online preregistration, December 7 at 9:00 a.m. - January 9 at 5:00 p.m.

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
128
Section #: 
1
TTh 11:35am-12:50pm
WR, Hu
Spring