Sep 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 228 / HP 228 Beat Literature

Prerequisite: ENG 102  
3 credits

This course focuses on the "Beat" American literary sub-culture that developed in the years following WWII, its counterparts in music, art and film, and the major writers who embodied this new "movement" (Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs, etc.). Students will read and analyze "Beat" masterpieces and discuss critical and biographical essays that focus on numerous "Beat" writers.