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In this course we will study one of the 20th centuries most important and influential modernist novelists. Considered the major lyrical novelist in the English language, Woolf’s innovations in the exploration of consciousness is one that allowed her to discard conventional limitations and explore a more-than-ordinary, reality , a reality in which life can lose its material aspect and become a mysterious “luminous ...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1920 - NLIT 0545 A
  • Birns, Margaret
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
This course examines how African and African diasporic literary texts are connected to power and privilege. How has literature engaged with social and political power? What is the political potential of literary texts? What are their limits? In other words, how might literature generate, continue, and critique power and privilege? This course examines the complicated relationship between racial, ethnic and national i...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1721 - NLIT 0761 A
  • Nichols, Eliza
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
In this seminar, we will read and discuss the major literary works – short stories, novellas, and plays – of Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), one of the central figures of modern Russian literature and an architect of the modern short story and play. While his influence on world literature has been enormous, Chekhov was a product of Russian culture of the 19th century. Over the course of the semester, we will study the lan...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8813 - NLIT 0121 A
  • Anemone, Anthony
Aug 31 - Dec 14
Online
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2020
In The City of God, Saint Augustine confronts a central problem: How did evil come into the world if human beings were created good? Through our study of the ethical universe of literary texts, we engage with questions essential to humanity, including the nature of human beings, the basis for moral conventions, individual and collective responsibility, goodness versus happiness, and guilt, forgiveness, and redemption.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8814 - NLIT 0434 A
  • Gordon, Terri
Sep 01 - Dec 08
Online
Tuesday
1:55 - 3:45 PM
Fall 2020
In this course we will study one of the 20th centuries most important and influential modernist novelists. Considered the major lyrical novelist in the English language, Woolf’s innovations in the exploration of consciousness is one that allowed her to discard conventional limitations and explore a more-than-ordinary, reality , a reality in which life can lose its material aspect and become a mysterious “luminous ...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1919 - NLIT 3545 A
  • Birns, Margaret
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
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