BBN-AME-211
American Literature 1 (Amerikai irodalom 1.) in autumn 2017
Benczik Vera, Fri 08:30–10:00, D126, host: DAS (R306)
3-credit lecture, 30 h/term; strong prereq: BBN-FLI-101
description & set texts
The aim of the lecture is to provide a short chronological survey of American literature from the colonial times to the late 20th century. It will touch upon early America, colonisation, Puritanism, 18th century quest for independence, political narratives of America, the American Renaissance of the 19th century, early realism, modernism and post-modernism in the 20th century. It will also include areas and texts previously omitted from the classical canon of American literature.
requirements & assessment
Written exam based on the lectures and the compulsory readings.