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G-LSUD2 AmLit249 American Literature and Culture: the 20th century

G-LSUD2 AmLit249 American Literature and Culture: the 20th century

Required elective | Teaching hours: 3 | Credits: 3 | ECTS: 6

Description

This course sets to explore some central themes and concepts that define 20th century American literature, history and culture. A few of the topics to be studied include: land, gender, urbanism, violence, race, politics, commodity culture and so on. In particular, students: Will practice reading closely literary texts, films, speeches, newspaper clippings Will gain knowledge of certain key historical, social and political events that influenced American literary production Will re-evaluate and re-assess certain important notions as mentioned above. Course textbook and outline / list of readings are available. Assessment: Presentations / Reports; Final Exam.

Teaching

The course is not currently offerred.

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