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ENG 328 - Contemporary American Literature

Intensive study of major authors, literary movements, and themes since 1945. Topics may include Postmodernism; metafiction; the beat generation; minimalism; ethnic autobiography; the 1960s and the absurd; new journalism; African, Latino/a, and Native-American writings; language and confessional poetry; the nonfiction novel; travel narratives, and developments in contemporary genres. Offered winter semester of odd-numbered years. Prerequisites: ENG 215, ENG 216, and ENG 226.

Credits: 3

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