Literature for Young Adults

L391 — Fall 2019

Romayne Rubinas Dorsey
Days and Times
5:45 - 7:00p MW (3 CR)
Course Description

Topic: The Craft of Self

In this course we will look at literature focused on the pe­riod of young adulthood as a rich resource for the work of identity and its many contexts. We will actively read, discuss and write about literature that explores the young adult experience from the last fifty years and we will also try our hand at writing from our own experiences of adoles­cence. An incomplete list of possible texts: If Beale Street Could Talk; I Am the Cheese; So Long, See You Tomorrow; A Wrinkle in Time; The Giv­er; The Bluest Eye; Monster; Never Let Me Go; The Leav­ers; Sing, Unburied, Sing; The Hate You Give.

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