English 139

The Cultures of English: (Post)colonial Fiction

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2017 JanMohamed, Abdul R.
TTh 11-12:30 102 Latimer World Literature

Book List

Achebe, Chinua: Things Fall Apart; Coetzee, J. M.: Waiting For the Barbarians; Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness; Conrad, Joseph: Nostromo; Dangarembga, TsiTsi: Nervous Conditions; Forster, E.M.: A Passage to India; Gordimer, Nadine: Burger's Daughter; Kipling, Rudyard: Kim; Lemming, George: In the Castle of My Skin; Rushdie, Salman: Midnight's Children


This course will examine some British colonial novels within the socio-political-economic context of late British colonialism and some (post-)colonial novels written after the devolution of formal British colonialism.

Other Recent Sections of This Course

Fall, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
139/1 The Cultures of English: Literature of The Great War Jones, Donna V.

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