2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 383 Studies in 20th Century American Literature

Provides an in-depth study of representative American writers and works from the just-completed century. Selection of texts by at least two such writers will vary according to instructor. May concentrate on the question of modernity/postmodernity, the emergence of distinctive regional literature(s), or the response to major historic events of the period such as the Great Depression or World War II. Expect to write at least one analytic paper.