2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 289 - Holocaust and Genocide Literature

Credits: 3
Focuses on literature of the World War II Holocaust and other previous and subsequent genocidal literature. Reading, discussion of selected works in social, historic, literary, comparative contexts.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will become familiar with leading Holocaust authors and thematic, stylistic and narrative similarities of their works.
  2. Students will gain familiarity and ease with literary terminology unique to Holocaust literature.
  3. Students will develop an understanding of social and historical contexts and inter-relationships driving the works studied separately and comparatively.
  4. Students will come to understand key distinctions between literature of the Holocaust and other world literatures and time periods.
  5. Students will demonstrate capacity for critical reading, thinking and writing about works studied in class.

Prerequisite: ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 101H  or ENG 113  with a grade of C- or higher; or Department Chair or Instructor approval

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