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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENG 643 - Critical Response/Critical Reputation: William Faulkner

Catalog Year 2013-2014

This course examines issues surrounding the formation of the canon of American literature, using as a primary example the status of William Faulkner in that canon. Students read a selection of Faulkner’s work, the evolving critical responses to that work which ultimately created the Faulkner’s reputation as America’s preeminent twentieth-century fiction writer, and the recent variety of critical response to Faulkner, reflecting varied critical stances.

PREREQ: graduate status. It is recommended that students enrolling in this course have taken Eng 566
credit: 3