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ENGĀ 324 Modern American Literature, Post-World War II

Faculty: Callahan, Fujie
Content: American literature in the second half of the 20th century as writers respond to such historical and cultural forces as the civil rights movement, the women's movement, the Vietnam War. Aesthetics of postmodernism and the breakdown and mingling of traditional literary genres. Baldwin, Barth, Bellow, Doctorow, Ellison, Erdrich, Lowell, Mailer, Morrison, O'Connor, Olsen, Plath, Salinger, Silko, Walker.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: Junior standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall and spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.