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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMPL 457 - Caribbean Cultures and Literatures


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
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Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, CD

This course examines the relationship between literature and folklore in the Francophone, Anglophone, Spanish-speaking and Dutch Caribbean. Central issues include: the creolization of cultures and presence of a creole aesthetic in literature and the traditional arts (music, dance, theater, painting, etc.), the relationship of colonialism and tourism to cultural productions, the re-writing of ‘master texts’ from the Western canon, the dialogue between oral and written literatures, and the literary re-writings of history. Taught in English. Enrollment Limit: 15.
Instructor: A. Cara
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with HISP 457.



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