ENGL3013: The City in Literature

3 CreditsEthical and Civic ResponsibilityLiterature

City life has always inspired great writing, and The City in Literature provides students with an opportunity to read and respond to a selection of works that are, in one way or another, about cities. The primary emphasis of the course is on texts written in English during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, but some writing in translation and from other periods may also be assigned. Possible authors include but are not limited to the following: Guillaume Apollinaire, Charles Baudelaire, Kamau Brathwaite, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sterling Brown, Anna Burns, Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Elena Ferrante, Allen Ginsberg, James Joyce, Juvenal, Federico Garcia Lorca, Amy Levy, Mina Loy, Claude McKay, Frank O’Hara, Derek Walcott, Walt Whitman, Patricia Williams, Virginia Woolf, William Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats.

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