WesMaps - Wesleyan University Catalog 2007-2008       Summer Session       Winter Session       Home       Archive       Search
The City in American Fiction

ENGL 107
Fall 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 112
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

The Puritan John Winthrop wanted his followers to "build a city upon a hill" to demonstrate the righteousness of the newly-arrived inhabitants of America. Throughout our history, authors have written about the city, sometimes as utopian, sometimes dystopian, often as documentary, sometimes as a character, itself, in a fiction. We will examine fiction from the 19th and 20th centuries to review this complex and often exciting theme.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUL-16-2024
Contact wesmaps@wesleyan.edu to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email ? Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459