WGS.140 - Race and Identity in American Literature

(Same subject as 21L.504[J]
Prereq: Permission of instructor
Units: 3-0-9
Lecture: T EVE (7-10 PM) (2-103
Questions posed by the literature of the Americas about the relationship of race and gender to authorship, audience, culture, ethnicity, and aesthetics. Social conditions and literary histories that shape the politics of identity in American literature. Specific focus varies each term. Previously taught topics include Immigrant Stories, African American Literature, and Asian American Literature. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor if the content differs. 
S. Alexandre
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