LiteratureLIT 160R Gangsters, Bandits and Rogues: The Image of the Outlaw from the Middle Ages to the Present

Is the outlaw a revolutionary defender of the people? Or a pillager of the defenseless poor? A social outcast or a folk hero? This course explores the ambivalences and ambiguities of “the outlaw” in popular, literary, and historiographic representation. Distribution requirements: Pre-1750.

Credits

5

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Hannah Newburn