Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

ENL 309 U.S. Literature in Comparative Contexts(RLA)

(Also AMS 309/LNG 309). 4 hours; 4 credits. This course examines U.S. literature in a comparative, transnational frame by considering U.S. writing with relation to what lies outside national borders and emphasizing the role of international cultures, literatures, and politics in the development of U.S. writing. The course will cover, variously, hemispheric studies, transatlantic studies (beyond U.S.-British), transpacific studies, and Africa-U.S. studies. Prerequisite: An ENH 200-level course or ENL 290.

Credits

4

Cross Listed Courses

AMS 309/LNG 309

Notes

For English majors and minors this is designated as American literature.