EN 310W/310H

Contemporary Literature of the Non-Western World

This course is designed to introduce students to the work of distinguished authors from many parts of the contemporary Non- Western world. Students will read, discuss and write about literature from Asia, Africa, and Latin America, using Post-Colonial literary theory as a lens through which to examine the intimate connections among politics, history, gender, race, class, and literature. Through many kinds of analysis, students will gain a better understanding of Non-Western authors, their works, and their many cultural and historical contexts. This course meets the General Education literature requirement. Prerequisite: Any 200-level English course. Credit, 3 hours.