30.145 Contemporary Literature

Prerequisite: Nil.
This survey introduces students to a rich variety of fiction, poetry, and drama in English, with focus on particular nations or cultural themes. Each section of the course is unique and is designed for students to learn the vocabulary of literary studies. The course emphasizes writing skills, with at least three essay assignments, and students will receive help, wherever needed, in planning, developing, and writing effective essays.

Credit cannot be held for both this course and 30:161 or 30:162.
3 lecture hours per week, one term