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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENG 443 - Critical Response/Critical Reputation: William Faulkner

2009-2010 Catalog Year

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 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: ENG 204 and twelve hours of 300-level English courses or senior standing.
OFFERED: Irregular
NOTE: It is recommended that students enrolling in this course have taken ENG 366 and at least two other 300-level English courses, including one in American literature.