LiteratureLIT 164J Jewish Writers and the American City

An examination of some major Jewish writers and their responses to the American city. Major writers: Henry Roth, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, J. Kaplan, Philip Roth. A look at Yiddish and other minority writers, and including sociological and historical materials on the American city. The course topic changes; please see the Class Search for the current topic. Critical approach designations: Histories, Power and Subjectivities.

Credits

5

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Bruce Thompson

Repeatable for credit

Yes