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    Vassar College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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ENGL 253 - Topics in American Literature


1 unit(s)
The specific focus of the course varies each year, and may center on a literary movement (e.g., Transcendentalism, the Beats, the Black Mountain School), a single work and its milieu (e.g., Moby-Dick and the American novel, Call It Sleep and the rise of ethnic modernism); a historical period (e.g., the Great Awakening, the Civil War), a region (e.g., Southern literature, the literature of the West), or a genre (e.g., the sentimental-domestic novel, American satire, the literature of travel/migration, American autobiography, traditions of reportage, American environmentalist writing).

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.



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