American Literature

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Course Description

  • Course Name

    American Literature

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

  • Location

    Lima, Peru

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The subject will comprehend several American authors from the 19th through the 21st century of different genres and styles. From Edgar Alan Poe in the 1840’s and the First Modernism initiated by Walt Whitman, through Women and black writers in the convulsive post bellum era. We will encompass as well a play by Tennessee Williams and a song by Bob Dylan, whose Literature Nobel Prize award stirred some controversy. Dirty Realism and Science fiction will not be left aside.

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level courses offered in this program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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