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ENGL 641

Literature, Values and Social Responsibility (3)
This course treats literary texts as vehicles of value in a variety of cultures: national, ethnic, gendered, privileged and oppressed. It examines the way in which values survive in the language and literature of particular peoples and how such values form part of their broad social identity. In particular, the course focuses on how literature can be applied to specific political, economic and education problems. Note: Also listed as LLC 641. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Counts for B or C depending on topic.