ENGL 354 A: American Literature: Early Twentieth Century

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 8:30am - 9:20am
Location: 
CHL 015
SLN: 
14627
Instructor:
John Griffith
John Griffith

Syllabus Description:

We'll read and discuss an assortment of novels and short stories written by American authors in the first half of the twentieth century. Students will be expected to attend class regularly, keep up with reading assignments and take part in open discussions.  Written work will consist entirely of a series of from five to ten in-class essays, done in response to study questions handed out in advance.

Catalog Description: 
Investigates the period of American literary modernism (1900 to WW II). Topics include nationalism, migration, race, gender, and the impact of the visual arts on literary modernism, as well as the relation between modernity/modernization (social, economic, and technological transformation) and modernism (revolution in literary style).
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 11:00pm