2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 385 Studies in Literature of the Postcolonial World

Provides focused study of works by authors from Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific, Latin America, and/or the Middle East writing after the age of European colonial rule. May focus on a theme (e.g., nation and identity, the poetics of decolonization), an author or movement (e.g., Chinua Achebe, the Negritude movement), genre (e.g., poetry in national liberation movements, the South Asian novel) or a region (e.g., Caribbean literature). Particular focus will vary according to instructor. Course work will include at least one analytical essay.