Postcolonial Literature

ENGL 0700E S01 [CRN: 24277]

Examines fiction, drama, poetry, travel writing, and cultural theory by contemporary writers from former colonies of the British Empire. We study works by Anglophone African, Caribbean, and South Asian writers. Issues include: nationalism and globalization; cultural identity and diaspora; individual interiority and collective aspirations; literary form and the very idea of "postcolonial" literature. Authors include: J. M. Coetzee, Amitav Ghosh, V. S. Naipaul, Michael Ondaatje, Caryl Phillips, Derek Walcott, Zoë Wicomb. Enrollment limited to 30. DVPS
Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
30
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:30 am - 11:50 am Tue, Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
09 (May 16, 2014 2:00pm)