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ADEN 1218 Post-Modern Literary Laurels (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A look at the best in postmodern fiction. Works by recent recipients of prestigious national and global literary awards including the Nobel Prize and National Book Awards. Course explores the social, historical and psychological issues in novels that examine the lessons of the near past, speak to changing times, and look to the future. Readings include: The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa; The Fifth Child, Doris Lessing; Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson; Beloved, Toni Morrison; Mister Pip, Lloyd Goods; Tree of Smoke, Denis Jonson and short works by Olga Grushin.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14