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Invented Self in US Fiction

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: ENGL 199 or ENGL 210, and junior standing. Looks at U.S. writers as authors of themselves and creators of their own personae in 20th and 21st-century U.S. fiction. Examines both the literary and societal implications of such self-fabrications in works by writers such as Philip Roth, Jeffrey Eugenides, Anne Tyler, Amy Bloom, Tom Perrotta, Junot Diaz, Patricia Highsmith, Michael Cunningham, Susana Moore, and Cristina Garcia.

Course details

  • Course number: ENGL-314
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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