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MA in Literature
Course Description

ENG 264
Modern American Fiction

We will have an opportunity to trace formal and thematic developments in American fiction since 1920. Discussions will include considerations as to the effects of two world wars and the Great Depression on American writing, the nature of artistic experimentation and aesthetic reevaluation initiated by the famous Lost Generation of the '20s, and the increasing role of women and writers from ethnic minorities in changing the role of literature in the academy and in society.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:

Ajuan Mance, Tom Strychacz, Kim Magowan

Offered in alternation with: ENG 261
Open to graduate students only.

Last Updated: 9/21/17