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ENGL 4464 Contemporary Novel in English (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

In this course, we'll be considering the contemporary novel in English, and we'll be looking primarily at novelists writing in English today with roots in, as well as relocations and connections to, Sri Lanka, Canada, India, Pakistan, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Japan, as well as Britain and the United States. Authors to be considered: Junot Diaz, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Doris Lessing, Kazuo Ishiguro, Zadie Smith, Jamaica Kincaid, Michael Ondaatje, J. M. Coetzee, Salman Rushdie, Dave Eggers, David Mitchell, and Colson Whitehead.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Lisa Fluet

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: An optional one-credit workshop will be offered which will focus on issues and strategies related to teaching the subject matter of this course.


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13