Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: LIT                                     Course Number: 309                                    
Course Title: Contemporary Fiction
Subject: Literature
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course examines novels and short stories written within the last fifty years. Particular attention will also be given to how these texts reflect major aesthetic, ethical, psychological, social, and political concerns. Students will be introduced to the cultural, linguistic, and other literary theories relevant to the interpretation of contemporary narratives.

Prerequisite: ENG 201; and any 200-level LIT course or HJS 250
Start Date:    06/30/2013                         End Date: