Middlebury

CMLT0373A-S20

The Novel and the City
Please register via ENAM 0373A

The Novel and the City
In this course we will examine a number of novels from the 20th and 21st centuries that are about life in the city, taking a global and trans-national approach. We will explore formations of urban life alongside transformations in the novel as a genre. We will put these novels of city life in dialogue with critical theory—that is, theories of culture and society that have as their aim human emancipation (for example, Marxism, feminism, critical race studies, and postcolonial studies). The novels we read will reflect important literary movements such as realism, modernism, and postmodernism. (Not open to students who have taken ENAM 0447)
Course Reference Number (CRN):
21747
Subject Code:
CMLT
Course Number:
0373
Section Identifier:
A

Course

CMLT 0373

All Sections in Spring 2020

Spring 2020

CMLT0373A-S20 Lecture (Siddiqi)