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(ENGL 363) American Literature From 1914-1965

Intensive study of American literature and culture during the period with special attention to the concept of literary “modernism” and its relation to twentieth-century aesthetic and cultural movements.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite ENGL 251
Offered Winter - odd years
Programs -

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Be exposed to a range of late 19th-and early 20th-century literary texts.
  2. Get a sense of the chronological significance of these texts in broader philosophical, political, and historical contexts that were circulating during the turn of the 20thcentury.
  3. Understand and gain an appreciation for the often difficult but always rewarding language of the “modern” period in American literature.