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American Literary Regionalism
ENGL 382
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 382

This course will examine the phenomenon of regionalism in American literature. How might a regionalist sensibility manifest itself in narrative? In what ways might varying geographies--of New England, the South, the West--be depicted, and in what ways do their respective literatures differ from one another? What exactly is local color, and how is it presented--and preserved--textually? We will primarily study texts from the height of the regionalist movement; but we will also consider whether regionalism can be considered a contemporary--ongoing--literary phenomenon.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Amer Lit)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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