UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

LIT3327 - Mid-Twentieth Century American Literature

LIT 3327 Mid-Twentieth Century American Literature (3 semester credit hours) Surveys American literature from about 1945 to about 1980. Samples such writers as the confessional poets, the Beats, Updike, Oates, Pynchon, Bellow, Mailer, and Morrison, and considers such topics as black humor, feminism, the new journalism, and the self-reflexive novel. Prerequisites: (LIT 2350 and 6 semester credit hours from the following: LIT 2320 or LIT 2321 or LIT 2331) or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) R