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ENG395U - Postmodern Novel

General

Subject code

ENG

Course Number

395U

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

S. Freedman

Course Long Title

Postmodern Novel

Description

The seminar examines diverse efforts to define "postmodernism." Students read novels by Joyce, Pynchon, Wallace, Eco, and Rushdie. Contemporary reviews, secondary criticism, narrative theory, issues of socially constructed reality, and some problems in the philosophy of language mark out its concerns. Prerequisite(s): one 100-level English course.

Writing Credit

W2

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(English: Post-1800)

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years