ENGL 2008 The Quest for Ethnic, Cultural, and National Identities in Literature

3 hours; 3 credits

A thematic approach to literature. Themes to be chosen range from the global to the local, from the abstract to the concrete. Focus on fostering connections with other disciplines in a manner that enhances students' understanding of the diverse strands that make up communities, traditions, and values. Exploration of how East European, Latin American, and Indian novels from the late 1960s to the present interpret the question of ethnic, cultural, and national identities. (Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3108.) Starting Fall 2018 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core World Cultures and Global Issues requirement.

Prerequisite or corequisite: English 1010 [1].


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