English 166

Special Topics: Readings for Writers/Narrating the Nation


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2009 Mukherjee, Bharati
Mukherjee, Bharati (a.k.a. Blaise, B.)
TTh 3:30-5 155 Barrows

Other Readings and Media

Flaubert, G., Madame Bovary; Hawthorne, N., The Scarlet Letter; Fitzgerald, F.S., The Great Gatsby; Morrison, T., Beloved; Erdrich, L., Love Medicine; Mukherjee, B., Jasmine; Conrad, J., Heart of Darkness; Forster, E.M., Howards End; Rushdie, S., Midnight’s Children; Coetzee, J., Disgrace.

Description

This course will focus on each author’s representation or invention of foundational national myths.  Students will explore the intimate connection between narrative strategy and construction of meaning.

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