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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 541 - Readings in War and Literature

Prerequisite, graduate creative writing, or dual degree, or English, or war and society major. This course explores literary depictions of war and of war’s impact on society from multiple perspectives. The course incorporates literary theory to explore the perspectives of combatants, non-combatants, veterans, the home front, and/or later generations. How can we read literature as history or about history? Course topic might be organized around the literature of a particular military conflict, around an issue across wars depicted in literature, or around a particular genre’s depiction of war, such as novels or poetry. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits