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    Nov 30, 2022  
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ENGL120A PO - 19th Century American Literature: Cross-Dressing and Race Passing

When Offered: Last offered fall 2017.
Instructor(s): L. Heintz
Credit: 1

This class examines nineteenth-century American literature with an emphasis on the theme of passing. We will become well versed in depictions of cross-dressing (men who pass for women, and women who pass for men) and depictions of race passing (black folks who pass for white, white folks who pass for black). This course will highlight the history and significance of race and gender constructs in early American literature. We will read fiction, autobiography, short stories, and we will watch early cinema. May be repeated once for credit. (TH; H4; RC/GS).
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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