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Postwar African American Fiction
AFAM 311
Spring 2013
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENGL 318

This course will chart the evolution of modern African American fiction. We will consider the ways in which the African American literary tradition is not just progressive but continuous; we will investigate its recent developments, its ongoing concerns, and its engagement with contemporary cultural issues. The first section of the course will focus on the genre of historical fiction (including the convention of the neoslave narrative); the second section of the course will introduce the African American BILDUNGSROMAN; and the final section will consider modern narratives of community and community-building.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA AFAM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(ENGL)(ENGL-Amer Lit)(ENGL-Race&Ethn)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on APR-21-2014
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