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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

ENG 386 - Literary Responses to Death and Dying

Study of literary texts that examine attitudes, practices, and beliefs surrounding death and dying, from multiple perspectives, including personal experience, across cultures, and historically. Studies associated issues such as illness, grief, mourning, memorials, and responses to national tragedies. Works may include poetry, memoir, drama, fiction, nonfiction, myth, and other arts. Part of the Health Issue. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisites: WRT 150 and junior standing.

Credits: 3

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