Special Studies in Contemporary Literature
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A study of significant literary works published during the past 15 years. Focuses on themes and issues engaged by authors from throughout the English-speaking world.
A01-Fall: Activist Fiction
This course will introduce students to important contemporary novelists and to the genre of the political novel. It will also encourage them to think about the relationships between novels and bourgeois subjectivity, and thus to consider the novel as form, as theorised in both neo-marxist and conservative modern political ideologies.
Note: Topic is announced each year. May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.
Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.