Spring 2018 not offered
This course explores American fiction of the 21st century. We will discuss the particular demands that contemporary texts place on their readers while developing a map of the styles and preoccupations that mark our own moment of literary production.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL-Amer Lit)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Junot Diaz, THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO
Dana Spioota, EAT THE DOCUMENT
Viet Thanh Nguyen, THE SYMPATHIZER
Colson Whitehead, THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
Teju Cole, OPEN CITY
Lauren Groff, FATES AND FURIES
Paul Beatty, THE SELLOUT
|Examination and Assignments: |
MidTerm and Final Exams, regular inquiry papers.
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This course contributes to the American Literature and Theory & Literary Forms concentrations of the English major.