Fall 2023 Middle East UN3632 section 001

Introduction to Twentieth-Century South

Intro 20th C South Asian

Call Number 13234
Day & Time
Location
W 12:10pm-2:00pm
323 Riverside Church
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Sourav Chatterjee
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

This class offers a survey of major works of twentieth-century South Asian literature. We will read
Raja Rao, Rokeya Hossain, Ismat Chughtai, Viswanadha Satyanarayana, Amrita Pritam, and
Romesh Gunesekera. Emphasis will be placed on studying the thematic, formal, and stylistic
elements of works and developing critical skills necessary for literary analysis. Works will engage
with questions of nation & nationalism, gender & sexuality, caste, environment, and literary history.

Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 14 students (15 max) as of 9:06PM Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Subject Middle East
Number UN3632
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Section key 20233MDES3632W001