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ENGL 230 Asian American Literature

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a survey of Asian American literature from the 1900's to the present that includes representative works by early immigrants, as well as the writing of contemporary Asian American writers. Students read and discuss the authors and major works, while addressing relevant social, political, cultural, religious, and sociolinguistic issues. The students critically analyze these issues and other topics addressed in specific works in assigned essays and research papers. Selected representative readings are required. This course is designed for students transferring with a literature or history major as well as those with an interest in this field.

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