ENGL 205 - The Jazz Age
An introduction to literary study that explores the relations among different arts and kinds of writing. Focusing on American culture in the 1920s, this course includes poetry by T.S. Eliot, Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson and William Carlos Williams; fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, and Nella Larsen; plays by Dubose Heyward and Eugene O’Neill; and music from Bessie Smith, Paul Whiteman, and Duke Ellington. This course explores how ways of reading inform (and inevitably transform) what we read and interpret.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Junior, Senior
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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