Multi Ethnic American Fiction module (EN31006)

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Credits

30

Module code

EN31006

Using literary and contextual analysis, this module studies issues of race, immigration and ethnicity in contemporary American fiction. We will study novels, short stories or other fictional works by authors from groups that include Native Americas, African Americans, Latinx authors, and Asian Americans. 

We will study texts published between 1977 and 2019 and reflect on how the world has changed in that time. 

Assessment information for 2022 is being finalised and will be available in August.

What previous students have said: 

"A captivating insight into how other people live."

"I learned about so many different cultures and how origins, language, religion and culture can influence the way people write and what they write."

Assessment

  • Essay 1 30%
  • Essay 2 50%
  • Portfolio 20%