Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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AML2660 - Jewish American Literature (AA)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
This course explores the representations and interpretations of Jews and Judaism throughout American literary history and culture, from the seventeenth century through present day. Readings trace how Jewish writers negotiate Jewish and national identity as they use numerous literary genres in their attempt to define what it means to be Jewish in America, what it means to be American, and what it means to be a Jewish American. (*)

Prerequisite: ENC1101 (with a grade of C or higher) or its equivalent.

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