An introduction to modern world literatures in English (or in translation) within the context of colonialism, anti-colonial resistance, and postcolonial movements. Content and geographical focus vary each semester: a sample of authors to be studied might include Clarice Lispector, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Assia Djebar, Ama Ata Aidoo, Maryse Conde, Zoe Valdes, Derek Walcott, Chinua Achebe, Anita Desai, Salman Rushdie, Michael Ondaatje, among others. The course can be repeated for credit with different topics. Students should consult the department's "Announcement of Classes" for current offerings before registering in the class.
This course may not be repeated for additional credits.