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: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Literature)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
" Paul Beatty, THE SELLOUT
Carmen Maria Machado, HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES
Jesmyn Ward, SING, UNBURIED, SING
Lisa Ko, THE LEAVERS
Dana Spiotta, EAT THE DOCUMENT
Ottessa Moshfegh, MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION"
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This course contributes to the American Literature and Theory & Literary Forms concentrations of the English major.
|Instructor(s): Bachner,Sally Times: .M.W... 10:50AM-12:10PM; Location: ONLINE; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 3||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 3||FR: 0|
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