AFST 3240 Caribbean Literature

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AFRIC 29.
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4 hours; 4 credits

Black culture and writings in the Caribbean. Reflections on alienation and independence. Literary liberation movements, Negrism, Indigenism, and Negritude as the first step towards emancipation from a European cultural vision. Writers from the English-, French-, and Spanish-speaking countries will be examined. All readings will be in English. This course is the same as Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3315W and Comparative Literature 3623. (Not open to students who have completed Puerto Rican and Latino Studies [54].)

Prerequisite: English 1010 [1].


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