Childhood Narrative

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Childhood Narrative

Fall 2019

Taught By: Rose Rejouis

Section: AX

CRN: 7234

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.

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 9, 2019 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2019 (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: 7:00am 1/26/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:15am - 11:30am

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 410

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019