E 377M E 377M. The American Novel after 1960. 3 Hours.
Examines American novels and short stories from the 1960s to the present. Considers the aesthetic and narrative innovations of the period in light of social, historical, technological, and political developments. Representative authors include Pynchon, Roth, Morrison, DeLillo, Silko, Robinson, Egan, and Diaz. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 324 (Topic: American Novels after 1960) and English 377M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.