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EN303 Selected Themes in Modern World Literature

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EN303 Selected Themes in Modern World Literature

Prerequisite: EN 102. Recommended pre- or co-requisites: Any 100- or 200-level literature course and HI 204 World Civilizations Since 1500.

Using representative works in English or English translation, this course will examine one specific theme as presented in fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction prose from various countries around the world since 1900. Although a myriad of themes are available, some examples include nationalism, love, quest for freedom, exploration, existentialism, religion, human rights, the concept of a "Third World," colonialism, business and technology, empowerment, enfranchisement, tourism, global
cooperation, the role of art in society, family, gender, and popular culture. A library component is included. The course may not be repeated for credit but may be repeated once for a higher grade.

3 Credit Hours

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