Course Information
Course Code ENGL 1F97
Course Title Literature of Trauma and Recovery
Description Responses to human suffering, both personal and societal, and the power of words to express and effect change in the face of powerful adversity. Narratives of and responses to illness, violence, death and mourning, war and pestilence, and genocide. Includes works drawn from fiction, poetry and drama.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.
Notes particular attention will be paid to perceptive reading and clear, effective writing.