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2015-2016 Catalog

ENG 276 The Literature of the Sea

This course focuses on literary works (fiction, poetry, journalism, etc.) that take the marine environment as a focus, written on a range of land masses from 1800 to the present. Examples include Moby-Dick and Rachel Carson's Under the Sea-Wind. Major themes include cultural contact, science, and literature, the environment as concept, and the social worlds of seagoing. [H, GM1, W]