Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
LNG 309 U. S. Literature in Comparative Contexts
4 hours; 4 credits
This course examines U.S. literature in a comparative, transnational frame by considering U.S. writing with relation to what lies outside national borders and emphasizing the role of international cultures, literatures, and politics in the development of U.S. writing. The course will cover, variously, hemispheric studies, transatlantic studies (beyond U.S.-British), transpacific studies, and Africa-U.S. studies.
Prerequisite: An ENH 200-level course
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