LIT-231 Literature & Environmental Issues

This course traces the evolution of literary responses to our natural environment. Students will engage with a range of literary forms including (but not limited to) pastoral verse, Transcendentalist prose, Romantic lyric, post-industrial parody, postcolonial poetics, and climate fiction (or "cli-fi"). Students will likewise study corresponding critical methodologies, including, postcolonial criticism and ecocriticism, in addition to a range of global environmental histories. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisite

WRT-101

Syllabus for this course.