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Supernatural Literature

(3 0 cr.) - Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course

An entry-level study of supernatural fiction in American literature from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century to the present.  This course will explore supernatural literature—in the form of stories, poems, and critical essays—as well as cinematic and television adaptations of classic literature. Using a number of critical and theoretical frameworks, the course will examine traditional and contemporary supernatural themes and conventions and explore the reasons for the popularity of the form and its ability to contain and facilitate serious discussion and debate. Prerequisite: ENG-200

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141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593