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Postwar British Novel: 1945 - 2005
ENGL 224
Spring 2008
Section: 01  

This course will explore British fiction after the Second World War, examining what British literature means when England is suddenly (what E. M. Forster called) a "shrinking island." What kind of novel is written in this post-period (postwar, postmodernist, postcolonial, postfeminist, posthuman)? What characterizes and drives this fiction and what earlier genres does it attempt to incorporate? How does the postwar novel create a new version of literary realism and how does it reflect or fail to reflect the reality of our current lived experience?

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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