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The Empire Writes Back: Readings in Postcolonial Literature

ENGL 239
Fall 2013
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: African Studies

This course is organized around some central concerns of postcolonial thought and considers works by colonial and postcolonial writers who explore these themes. Among the issues we will address are the relationship of physical conquest to literary authority; how gender, race, and identity are represented in colonial and postcolonial locations; the role of literature and culture in processes of colonization, decolonization, and neocolonization; and the relationship between oral and written cultures. Our case studies will be drawn from Algeria, the Caribbean, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, the United States, and Zimbabwe.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Literature)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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