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Fall 2021
Oct 04,2022
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LITR 366 - LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST
This course will examine how literature--memoirs, short stories, poetry, cinema, and novels from Africa, the Balkans, and Europe--responded to the Holocaust and other acts of 20th century genocide. The primary focus is how creative literature and films--in contrast to documentary writing--portray the most horrific and recurrent development of the last century--genocide, These writings are unique and they raise uniquely literary questions. Theodor Adorno wrote in 195 1, “No poetry after Auschwitz." Students in Literature ofthe Holocaust must decide for themselves [through writing, discussion, conversation, and debate) the ethical implications ofcreating poetry and fiction that grapple with this existential wound. ls any poetry about Auschwitz an ethical lapse?
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Literature Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Values and Ethics, OLD GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, MJ-INTL-Area Studies-Europe, MJ-LITR-Int'l Litr Selection

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR LITR 366

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CRWT 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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