2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 395, 396 - Literature & Film of the Cold War

1 course unit
The course focuses on how fiction, poetry, plays, and movies produced in the seond half of the twentieth century responded to - sometimes promoting, sometimes resisting - the global ideological, diplomatic (and occasionally military) conflict that came to be known as “the Cold War.”  Writers likely to be studied include Ralph Ellison, Sylvia Plath, John Le Carré, Philip Roth, Mary McCarthy, Graham Greene, Jack Kerouac, J. D. Salinger, Arthur Miller, Allen Ginsberg, Don Delillo, E. L. Doctorow, and James Baldwin, along with movies such as On the Waterfront, Rebel Without a Cause, North by Northwest, and Dr. Strangelove.
Meets departmental Texts/Contexts approach.
Meets general academic requirement W when offered as 396.



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