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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 360 - Popular Genres Credits: 3


This course investigates popular literature, which first became commercialized in the nineteenth century. Readings for the course can include a wide range of popular genres, including but not limited to detective fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, and fantasy. Students will engage with the texts through a range of theoretical and historical readings. Core questions could focus on the history of popular literature, the aesthetics of genre, the globalization of American popular culture, mass consumption of popular literary culture, and/or adaptations. This course should allow students to deepen their understanding of genre and of the changing role of literature in society. This course satisfies the requirement for a course in Genre.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 130  



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