Topics in Contemporary Fiction
CAS EN 347
May be repeated for credit as topics change each semester. Topic for Spring 2015: Post-1990 Anglophone Literature. Stories of people who get ahead from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, China, Malaysia, and elsewhere. Set in the era of globalization and free markets, we compare tales of ambition, disappointment, solidarity, disaffection. Themes of gender, class, and race explored.