Subject: English
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: English


From the turn of the twentieth century, the United States has been marked by two important literary and cultural phenomena: modernism and postmodernism. As a survey of American literature from 1900 to the present, this course is an attempt to figure out what these two large movements look like, to understand how and why the shift from modernism to postmodernism occurred, to account for the differences and similarities between them, and, in a post-9/11 present, to ask: what’s next?

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 345 or ENG 347 may not take this course for credit.

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