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LIT200BD(文学 / Literature 200)
History of American Literature A


Class code etc
Faculty/Graduate school Faculty of Letters
Attached documents
Year 2023
Class code A2905
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Previous Class title
Term 春学期授業/Spring
Day/Period 月2/Mon.2
Class Type
Campus 市ヶ谷
Classroom name Y704
Grade 2~4
Credit(s) 2
Open Program
Open Program (Notes) 2~4
Global Open Program
Interdepartmental class taking system for Academic Achievers
Interdepartmental class taking system for Academic Achievers (Notes) 2~4
Class taught by instructors with practical experience
Urban Design CP
Diversity CP
Learning for the Future CP
Carbon Neutral CP
Chiyoda Campus Consortium
Category 英文学科
Day or Night

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Outline (in English)

[Outline and objectives:] This course presents a historical survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement to the present. Students will study works of fiction, poetry, drama, and prose in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. The course aims at considering "what is the Americanness of American literature."
[Learning activities outside of classroom:] Before/after each class meeting, students are expected to spend 2 hours
respectively to understand the course content.
[Grading Criteria/Policies:] Overall grade in the class will be decided based on the following:
1) Participation and discussion (reaction papers and occasional mini tests) (20%)
2) 3 papers ("reports" on reading American literary work) (40%)
2) End-of-term examination (40%)

Default language used in class

日本語 / Japanese