Oct 22, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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ENGL 329 - American Literary Realism


1 unit(s)
(Same as AMST 329 ) Exploration of the literary concepts of realism and naturalism focusing on the theory and practice of fiction between 1870 and 1910, the first period in American literary history to be called modern. The course may examine past critical debates as well as the current controversy over realism in fiction. Attention is given to such questions as what constitutes reality in fiction, as well as the relationship of realism to other literary traditions. Authors may include Henry James, Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Charles Chestnutt, Edith Wharton, Theodore Dreiser, and Willa Cather. 

One 2-hour period.

Not offered in 2020/21.

Course Format: CLS



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