This course focuses on literature and literature in translation by living U.S. writers and translators. While reading poetry, fiction and nonfiction by U.S. writers and translators, participants tease out the various literary movements in present-day American letters. Furthermore, students consider the complicated relationship between American letters and U.S. culture. The class provides students with a fine grasp of the field of U.S. contemporary letters. MU Core category: Community & Global Engagement. 4 crs.
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