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212 Contemporary American Literature

Contemporary American Literature (21:352:212:HQ:01770)
Class Dates: 7/11 - 8/17
Class Times: MTWTh, 10:00am - 11:50am
Instructor: Hirschberg
Location: Hill Hall - Room 217
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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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