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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


ENGL 53.16 African Literatures: Masterpieces of Literature from Africa

This course is designed to provide students with a specific and global view of the diversity of literature from the African continent. Through novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, we will explore such topics as the colonial encounter, the conflict between tradition and modernity, the negotiation of African identities, post-independence disillusion, gender issues, apartheid and post-apartheid. Readings include Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, Naguib Mahfouz's Midaq Alley, Calixthe Beyala's The Sun Hath Looked Upon Me, Camara Laye's The African Child, and Luandino Vieira's Luanda. Formerly English 67.16.

Instructor

Coly

Cross Listed Courses

AAAS 051 COLT 051 COLT 51.01 ENGL 067

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:INT or LIT; WCult:NW

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Offered

17F: 2A

Department-Specific Course Categories

Course Group III