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Postcolonial Literature

This course covers 20th- and 21st-century literature composed by writers grappling with colonialism or its enduring legacy. Students will read and respond to a variety of postcolonial literature and cultures, which may include poetry, short fiction, novels, film and postcolonial theory. The course usually covers literature written in English from India, Pakistan, Africa and the Caribbean, but may also explore literature from other countries or continents with a history of colonialism.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: BB
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0