Childhood Narrative

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Childhood Narrative

Fall 2021

Taught By: Rose Rejouis

Section: AX

CRN: 11122

Credits: 4

This course examines the theme of childhood across world literature, as well as its use as a metaphor for self-knowledge. Topics include literary strategies, patterns and traditions; the relevance of formative experiences to cultural literacy and to critical and political engagement; gender; the separation from home; the myth of a disappearing traditional culture; and maturity and adulthood. Readings may include works by Saint Augustine, Patrick Chamoiseau, Jamaica Kincaid, Tobias Wolff, Stanley Cavell, J.M. Coetzee, and Maxime Hong Kingston. This course fulfills the Advanced Literature elective requirement in Literary Studies.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Literary Studies (LLST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:36am 10/17/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 12:20pm - 1:25pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 260

Date Range: 8/30/2021 - 12/13/2021