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2011 Summer - TNDY
Subj Cat# Class# Sect Course
TNDY 403U 5127 1 American Classics: Transdisciplinary Perspectives
Description
These "foundational" American texts will be taught in literary and historical context from the post-American Revolutionary/ Early National Period; the pre and post-Civil War Era; the Age of Industrialism; the Victorian, Edwardian and Gilded Ages to the First World War; the Roaring Twenties; Modernism; the Great Depression; the Second World War and the various civil rights movements of the Post World War II period; Multiculturalism, and Postmodernism. We will analyze the ways in which these narratives embody cultural values that are shaped by the political and economic period in which they were written.