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POLS 3440 Politics through Literature

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 59.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Contribution of literary sources to the study of politics. Political concepts and problems include political obligation, freedom, authority, revolutionary violence, and technology. Application of political criteria rather than aesthetic criteria to works by such authors as Melville, Faulkner, Orwell, Camus, Morrison, Allende, Naipaul, and Marshall.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Political Science 1001 or 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1005 or 1006, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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