2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 373, 374 - The Literary Marketplace

1 course unit
This course examines literary texts as a form of mass media and considers their circulation in the marketplace.  We will trace how and why fiction was commodified in the nineteenth century and book publishing exploded in profitability and prestige in the twentieth.  Lastly, we will look at the exciting (and terrifying) developments of the twenty-first century, which are continuing to unfold every day.  Will the book as we know it survive?
Meets departmental Texts/Contexts approach.
Meets general academic requirement W when offered as 374.



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