Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
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ENG 438 - American Gothic (3 cr.)


A study of the Gothic in American literature and culture from the 18th century to the present including works from authors such as Brown, Hawthorne, Poe, Gilman, James, Wharton, Faulkner, Lovecraft, Jackson, Morrison, and McCarthy. Students will also examine representations of the American Gothic in popular culture including graphic novels and films. Special attention will be paid to the American Gothic as a reflection of the culture’s anxiety concerning history; gender; race and ethnicity; science and technology; and nature.
Liberal arts
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .



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