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English Literature (ENG)
118 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-3911
English
College of Arts & Sciences
M - Major, minor, pre-major, or concentration restrictions. If restricted by date, click on CRN to see effective dates; courses with no date are restricted through the registration deadline. Contact the academic department for additional information.
Course Data
  ENG 660   Top Autobiog/Memoir 5.00 cr.
Recent offerings include African American Women Writers, Evolutionary Theories and Narrative, Sentimental Novel, V. Deloria and Native American Cultural Values. Repeatable.
Grading Options: Graded for all students
Instructor: Wood ME-mailHomepage Office:   445 PLC
Phone:   (541) 346-3010
Only Open to Majors/Minors: English
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  22114 0 15 1530-1845 t 00 REMOTE Wood M M
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Expanded Course Description
This seminar examines autobiographical genres, with a focus on modern and contemporary literature. We will discuss key theoretical questions in autobiographical theory, including: What defines the subject of autobiography? What is distinctive about autobiography, testimony, memoir, diary, and other forms of self-writing? What determines "truth" in autobiography and what happens when the autobiographical "contract" between reader and writer is broken? Why have forms of self-writing been of particular interest to historically marginalized groups and how have writers from these groups shaped the genre? How have autobiographical forms resisted the primacy of the individual? The course will also serve as an introduction to archive studies; students will have a chance to do archival scholarship at Special Collections as well as in online archives as they develop their seminar essays.
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