G-LSUD3 AmLit336 Race and Ideology: 19th century American Literary and Dramatic Texts

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This course aims to trace the contradictory representations of the racialized other in 19th-century American literature and culture. The course will: Explore the new nations attempt to constrict the boundaries of American identity into a fixed, pure, and homogenous body of values Examine the multicultural complexities of American nationality as well as the political forces of cultural exclusion Study a number of texts by white American authors as well as Native American, Irish, and African American. Course textbook and outline/bibliography are available. Assessment: Final exam.


Teaching hours: 3 | Credits: 3 | ECTS: 6

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