Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ENGL 383 - GLOBAL FICTIONS

Long Title: GLOBAL FICTIONS
Department: English
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course has two components: one, it looks at recent fiction in English by U.S., British, and international writers that deal with global and transnational issues; and two, it studies the work of recent cultural critics who provide new understandings of an increasingly networked world as well as the imaginative and narrative tools --fictional, artistic, cinematic , electronic and visual--that we use to process the fast-paced realities of contemporary globalization.
Course URL: http://www.english.rice.edu