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ENGL 315 - Ethnic American Literature

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: ENGL 203 and ENGL 234
This course will focus on American writers representing a diverse range of racial, ethnic, economic, cultural, political and historical perspectives. In addition to identifying and discussing literary terms and techniques, we will examine a number of literary genres. We will explore concepts and themes such as immigration and assimilation, family dynamics, the intersections of race, gender, class and sexuality and the relationship between personal and political realms. The reading list may include writers such as Sherman Alexie, Julia Alvarez, David Henry Hwang, and Jamaica Kincaid.