2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

ENGL 10540 Studies in Multiculturalism and World Literature

An intensive study of World Literature or Multicultural Literature. Specific subject matter and emphasis of course will change each semester. Possible topics might include Literature of the Harlem Renaissance, with works by authors such as Hughes, Toomer, McKay, Hurston, and Bontemps; The Development of the Modern Novel, examining novels by authors such as Petronius, Boccaccio, Cervantes, Voltaire, Austen, Dostoevsky, Woolf, Beckett, Robbe-Grillet, Morrison, and Achebe; or Anglophone Literature: Fiction of the Post-Colonial World, including works by Rushdie, Naipaul, Gordimer, Lessing, Coatzee, White, Atwood, Munro, and Achebe. Students may repeat the course with a change in topic.