2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    May 30, 2024  
2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN-UY 2354W Inventing America: Nation, Culture, Self

4 Credits
This course explores the ways American writers have imagined-and participated in- the invention of nation, culture and self, from the Colonial period through the Civil Rights era. Special attention is paid to how American writers have engaged with questions surrounding the “newness” of American culture and how literature has reflected and affected “change” in American culture.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year writing requirements
Note: Satisfies a humanities and social sciences elective.