Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
AMS 243 American Humor
4 hours; 4 credits
HHumor in America shares some characteristics found in all cultures, past and present, and sometimes has seemed peculiarly “native.’’ This course traces the variety and development of American humor from colonial days to the present through literature, drama, art, cartoons, and film. Humor will be examined as psychological phenomenon, as philosophical outlook, and as intellectual history. (literature) (TALA) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
Prerequisite: ENG 111
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