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Spring 2022 English UN3710 section 001
AMERICAN LITERATURE & CULTURE
MOD AMER LIT: BEAT GENERATION

Call Number 10742
Day & Time
Location
W 6:10pm-8:00pm
612 Philosophy Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Ann Douglas
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (Seminar). Surveys the work of the Beats and other artists connected to the Beat movement. Readings include works by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Amiri Baraka, and Joyce Johnson, as well as background material in the post-World War II era, films with James Dean and Marlon Brando, and the music of Charlie Parker and Thelonius Monk. Application instructions: E-mail Professor Ann Douglas (ad34@columbia.edu) with the subject heading The Beat Generation. In your message, include basic information: your name, school, major, year of study, and relevant courses taken, along with a brief statement about why you are interested in taking the course. Admitted students should register for the course; they will automatically be placed on a wait list, from which the instructor will in due course admit them as spaces become available.
Web Site Vergil
Department English and Comparative Literature
Enrollment 23 students (22 max) as of 6:21PM Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Status Full
Subject English
Number UN3710
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20221ENGL3710W001

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