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Vietnam and the American Imagination
ENGL 364
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 363

This course looks at comparative representations of Vietnam by considering literary works written by American and Vietnamese American authors. To guide our studies, we will examine diverse primary texts in conjunction with scholarship drawn from literary criticism and Asian American studies. Our cross-cultural approach will be aimed at understanding how representing Vietnam continues to shape changing ideas about American culture, nationhood, and power in Southeast Asia.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Writing
This is a writing-intensive course that focuses on questions of literary interpretation.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Amer Lit)(ENGL-Race&Ethn)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-19-2014
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