ENGLISH 373 - Literature of the Americas
Section: 001 Literature of the Americas
Term: WN 2018
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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This course will examine the geopolitical formation and the ideological concept of “America,” a term that includes the post-Columbian construction of different nations in our hemisphere and the narrower sense of the United States. Rather than try to understand the transnational Americas through a wide lens, however, we will focus on select literary texts and specific themes that are by no means comprehensive, but which will give us a perspective of shared histories, of social, political, and literary concerns, and of the continuing debates that shape a literature of the Americas. We will read a short list of authors from Latin America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, and the United States.

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Assignments include short essays and a final research paper

ENGLISH 373 - Literature of the Americas
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001 (REC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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