Jun 26, 2019  
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 322 - Contemporary World Literature


Course Description
Through the reading, discussion and research of international stories and a novel, students develop an awareness of the extent and character of contemporary literature. Students develop reading and writing strategies with which to approach contemporary literature.

1.5 credits

Additional Requisite Information:

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Required Textbook:

PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE ANY TEXTBOOKS UNTIL YOUR INSTRUCTOR HAS ADVISED WHICH BOOKS WILL BE USED IN THIS COURSE.

Prescott, L. (2008). A World of Difference: An Anthology of Short Stories from Five Continents. Palgrave Macmillan.

Rooke, Constance (1995). The Clear Path: A Guide to Writing English Essays. Toronto: Nelson.

Your instructor will also select one novel from the following list:

Africa: Chinua Achebe Things Fall Apart. Knopf Doubleday, 1994

Africa: Aminatta Forna The Memory of Love. Grove/Atlantic, 2011

Asia: Tash Aw’s The Harmony Silk Factory. Harperperennial, 2005

Asia: Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance. McClelland & Stewart, 1997

Australia: Peter Carey The True History of the Kelly Gang. Random House, 2001

Australia: Cate Kennedy The World Beneath. Grove/Atlantic, 2011

Australia: Kim Scott. That Deadman Dance/Atlantic, 2011

Central America: Horacio Castellanos Moya The She-Devil in the Mirror. New Directions, 2009

Caribbean: Andrea Levy The Long Song. Hamish Hamilton Canada, 2011

Europe: Nancy Huston The Mark of the Angel. McArthur, 2000

Europe: Herta Müller The Appointment. Picador, 2002

Middle East: Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner. Doubleday, 2004

Middle East: Abdelrahman Munif Cities of Salt. Knopf Doubleday, 1989

New Zealand: Lloyd Jones Mister Pip. Knopf Canada, 2008

North America: Toni Morrison Song of Solomon. Plume/Penguin, 1987

North America.: James Welsh. Winter in the Blood. Penguin Classics, 2008

North America: Scot Momaday. House Made of Dawn. Harper, 2010

South America: Mario Vargas Llosa Death In The Andes. Picador, 2007

 

 








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Materials Requirements:

  • Short story hand-outs from various texts.


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