ENG 410: Advanced Studies in Author: Don DeLillo

 

Dr. Gaughran 3 credits

          The course offers students the opportunity to study in-depth the work of a major contemporary American writer, Don DeLillo. We will read and discuss eight of his novels, in chronological order; with a view to comprehending his style and major concerns, including the meaning of history; the individual’s relationship to various systems; the place of the artist; the nature of contemporary life; pop culture; and language itself. We will also examine a film written by DeLillo, GAME 6. Students will be asked to investigate at least one additional work on their own, either a novel or a play.

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