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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester—2022
Aug 16, 2022
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ENGL 368 - Fictions of Empire
From the rise of the British Empire to its decline and fall, this course considers literary responses to the colonial experience, ranging from narratives of imperial adventurers, travelers, and administrators to contemporary responses to and reflections on the imperial era. The course analyzes how Britain's territorial and ideological expansion abroad shaped both British and colonial world views as well as the form and content of literary expression. Potential readings include works by Daniel Defoe, Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, and Chinua Achebe.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Humanities, Non-Languages Division
English Department

Course Attributes:
Africa/African Diaspora Track, International & Global Studies, IGS--Global Politics

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