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211 Contemporary American Literature

Contemporary American Literature (21:352:211:BQ:01339)
Class Dates: 05/30 - 07/06
Class Times: MTWTh, 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Instructor: Hirschberg
Location: Hill Hall - Room 210
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3

These courses emphasize close reading and writing about contemporary American literature.  They focus upon novels and plays from the mid-1960s to recent times while aiming to provide students with a solid foundation for interpretation and literary analysis.  Playwrights include Sam Shepard and Christopher Durang; fiction writers include Khalid Hosseini, Ursula LeGuin, Kurt Vonnegut, Jerzy Kosinski, and Amy Tan.

Writing intensive.

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