Movements and Trends in North American Literature

Prof. Dr. Madeleine Danova
Lectures: 30

The course will give the students a broad overview of the developments in North American literary history and the construction and deconstruction of literary canons in both US and Canadian literatures. Special attention will be paid to the influence of multiculturalism, gender studies and ethnicity in the shaping of the literary field in both countries and the permeability of trends, movements and ideas on the North American Continent.

– Class participation: 25%
– Assignments: 25%
– Term project: 50%

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