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Caribbean Literature
ENGL 243
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AFAM 243, AMST 247, LAST 247

The Caribbean cloaks a complex history in a Club Med exterior. While white sands and palm trees proclaim it the "antidote to civilization," Caribbean writers undertake to represent a fuller picture of the individual in a world shaped by colonialism, slavery, nationalism, and cultural striving. This course will examine selected literary texts as part of an ongoing dialogue among the region's history, mythology, and aesthetics.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
This course will focus on the interpretation of literary texts from the Caribbean, stressing questions of language and aesthetic choices.

The Caribbean region historically mixes cultures and languages. This course will allow an examination of such multicultural diversity.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Race&Ethn)(LAST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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