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Postcolonial Literature and Theory

ENGL 093.001
instructor(s):
TR 10:30-12
fulfills requirements:
Sector 1: Theory and Poetics of the Standard Major
Sector 2: Difference and Diaspora of the Standard Major
Sector 6: 20th Century Literature of the Standard Major

Workshop on key questions and analytics in the study of colonial and postcolonial literatures. The course will attempt to avoid a catch-all model of postcoloniality by concentrating on the literature, history, and diasporic communities of the Indian Subcontinent. Primary texts by Anand, Rao, Narayan, Naipaul, Desai, Rushdie, Suleri, Roy, and others; secondary readings by Fanon, Said, Spivak, Bhabha, Mohanty, Loomba, Ahmad, and others.