An exploration of contemporary literature that focuses on major authors and trends within postmodernism, and experimental writing. Key elements of postmodern writing, including play, meta-texts, genre-bending, and hybrid forms, will be foregrounded through readings as well as student assignments. Postmodernism will be discussed as a contested term, and an aesthetics that responds to previous movements and writers, as well as collapses cultural distinctions between high and low.

3.0Credits

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