University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE
 

Subject: CLP

Course Number : 1310

Course Title:  POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE

Course Description:

This course covers literature from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Asian subcontinent from the period of colonization to the present. It examines the literature in the context of empire, independence, ethnicity, religion, and national identity. It draws on contemporary works in postcolonial theory by Said, Ngugi, Chatterjee, Zizek, Achebe, Jameson, and others.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Literature       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  one other English course

Course Level: upper level