eng302 | undergraduate

20th Century American Literature

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This course will survey major authors, ideologies, and historical contexts of American literature from the 20th century. A diverse range of works, genres, movements, and cultural narratives will be used to explore how cultural pluralism helped shape and reflect the evolution of American thought.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Bridging the Centuries: Realism and Naturalism

    • Examine major authors and works.
    • Describe literary trends and movements.
    • Explore how political, social, cultural, and philosophical changes in America influenced literature.

    Postmodern Literature (since 1970)

    • Explore how political, social, cultural, and philosophical changes in America influenced literature.
    • Examine major authors and works.
    • Describe literary trends and movements.

    Literature between the Wars: A Time of Social and Cultural Challenge

    • Explore how political, social, cultural, and philosophical changes in America influenced literature.
    • Examine major authors and works.
    • Describe literary trends and movements.

    Postwar Literature

    • Describe literary trends and movements.
    • Examine major authors and works.
    • Explore how political, social, cultural, and philosophical changes in America influenced literature.

    20th Century Literature of Challenge and Change

    • Examine major authors and works.
    • Describe literary trends and movements.
    • Explore how political, social, cultural, and philosophical changes in America influenced literature.
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