ENGL 124: Contemporary Literature

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The literature of the present generation.

Prerequisite: ENGL 105 (or a second-semester college-level composition course) or permission of instructor.

Required Texts/Materials:

  • Boyne, The House of Special Purpose. Other Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1590515983
  • Kingsolver, ed., The Best American Short Stories 2001. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. ISBN 978-0395926888
  • Lahiri, Unaccustomed Earth. Vintage, 2009. ISBN 978-0307278258
  • Lightman, ed. The Best American Essays 2000. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. ISBN 978-0618035809
  • Stoppard, The Real Thing. New York: Faber and Faber, 2000. ISBN 978-0571125296
  • Mad Men: Season 1 (2007) DVD. ASIN: B000YABIQ6.

View a sample course syllabus for the online course.

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