American Literature Without Borders

ENGL 2561H S01 [CRN: 15149]

A seminar examining the "post-national" turn in American literary studies, with a special emphasis on transatlantic and hemispheric theories and methodologies. The course analyzes the place (or absence) of the aesthetic in these new critical approaches while considering historical and contemporary theories of aesthetics. Critical readings will include Brickhouse, Gilroy, Gruesz, and Levander, and Roach, among others, and such writers as Wheatley, Jefferson, Hawthorne, George Washington Cable, Marti, and Du Bois. Limited to English PhD students.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
15
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Fri - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
14 (Dec 14, 2014 9:00am)