Nov 30, 2023  
Catalogue 2021-2022 
Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 257 - The Novel in English after 1945

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
The novel in English as it has developed in Africa, America, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Great Britain, India, Ireland, and elsewhere. 

Topic for 2021/22b: Dystopian Fiction. This semester we read novels that re-envision their respective Nows as imminent dystopias, beginning with Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Other novels might include: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Doris Lessing’s Memoirs of a Survivor, J. G. Ballard’s High Rise, Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians, Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash, Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower, Alan Moore and David Lloyd’s V for Vendetta. Heesok Chang.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS

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