Contentious Politics and Southeast Asian Literature
General Catalog Course Title:
Sophomore Seminars
Terms Offered:
Spring 2016

This course looks into the dynamics of literature and politics in Vietnam and the Philippines by asking the following questions:  How have writers articulated their beliefs on colonialism, human rights, gender and class through poetry and fiction? When does ideology inform literary techniques?  How can we study specific genres such as prison literature, guerrilla literature, and underground newspapers and literary magazines?

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