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C LIT 396 A: Special Studies In Comparative Literature

Modern Literature of South Asia

Meeting Time: 
MWF 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: 
MEB 248
SLN: 
11478
Instructor: 
Jennifer E. Dubrow

Additional Details:

This course will introduce the modern literature of South Asia (India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) from the fifteenth century to the present. We will read closely a selection of novels, short stories and poetry focusing on the South Asian diaspora; gender; Independence and Partition; religious devotion and morality; and contemporary Pakistan. Classes will focus on analyzing and interpreting the texts as works of literature, with additional discussion of historical background.

Catalog Description: 
Offered by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.
Department Requirements Met: 
Literature Elective
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:19am
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