Oct 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 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.