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ENG 317 Literature of South Africa (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to provide through literary study a historical view of South African literature, focusing on apartheid, its legacies in the present, and the segregationist precedents to apartheid laws set during British colonial control. Utilizing novels, films, historical-legal documents, and nonfiction, as well as shorter literary works, the course enables students to encounter the writings of South Africans who represent a number of different subject positions and experiences, but who are all united in the common goal of re-examining and working through South Africa’s traumatic past. Diversity.