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ENGL 3217 - Appalachian Literature CSW

3 hours
Prerequisites: A grade of “C”or better in ENGL 2110  or ENGL 2120  or ENGL 2210  or ENGL 2220  or ENGL 2310  or ENGL 2320 . Co-requisite: May take ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 ENGL 2210 ,ENGL 2220 ENGL 2310 , or ENGL 2320   as a co-requisite rather than as a prerequisite with permission of the English Department Anthropologist Katherine Ledford has written, “Always part of the mythical South, Appalachia continues to languish backstage in the American drama, still dressed, in the popular mind at least, in the garments of backwardness, violence, poverty, and hopelessness.” In an effort to both understand and critique the stereotypes attached to Appalachia and its people, this course examines the literature of the Southern Appalachian region through a range of genres that may include travel writing, local color stories, poetry, novels, short stories, and nonfiction prose.When Offered: Fall or Spring, Fall 2016; Every Third Year



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