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Spring 2014 First-Year Seminar BC1271 section 001
THE AMERICAS II

Call Number 02188
Day & Time
Location
TR 8:40am-9:55am
407 Barnard Hall
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Linn C Mehta
Type SEMINAR
Course Description This course transcends traditional distinctions separating Caribbean, North, South, and Central American literatures.  Emanating from what might be called the geographical site of modernity, the Americas generate literary works of unprecedented innovation and diversity, including: José Martí, “Our America”; Machado de Assis, Dom Casmurro; Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Wallace Stevens, Elizabeth Bishop, selected poetry; William Faulkner, "The Bear"; T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land; Pablo Neruda, The Heights of Macchu Picchu;  Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude; Don DeLillo, White Noise; Jhumpa Lahiri, selected stories.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department First-Year Seminar Program @Barnard
Enrollment 12 students as of 12:24AM Thursday, April 24, 2014
Subject First-Year Seminar
Number BC1271
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard
Campus Barnard College
Note BC ONLY; LOTTERY ON EBEAR NOV 6-10; RESULTS NOV 11
Section key 20141FYSB1271X001

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