21L.512 American Authors


Class Info

Examines in detail the works of several American authors selected according to a theme, period, genre, or set of issues. Through close readings of poetry, novels, or plays, subject addresses such issues as literary influence, cultural diversity, and the writer's career. Previously taught topics include American Women Writers, American Autobiography, American Political Writing, and American Short Fiction. Approved for credit in Women's and Gender Studies when content meets the requirements for subjects in that program. May be repeated for credit with instructor's permission so long as the content differs.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.512 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by J. Terrones.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-148.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21L.512 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Literature at MIT site or on the 21L.512 Stellar site.

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films prereq literature hass-h lorraine hansberry mary shelley american toni morrison

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