English 138

Studies in World Literature in English: (Post)Colonial Fiction

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2021 JanMohamed, Abdul R.
TTh 11-12:30



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.  Texts will be chosen from the following: 

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


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