Course Name: American Literature & Culture

Course abstract

The course aims to inculcate an appreciation of specific American authors and texts, along with the literary history of the United States. Participants will also get familiar with the relation between American literature and important related historical and socio-cultural developments. The course also aims to foster an understanding of the development of various genres, forms, and themes in select American literature.


Course Instructor

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Prof. Aysha Iqbal

Aysha Iqbal Viswamohan is professor of film studies, drama and popular culture in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras. Among her several books are Behind the Scenes: Contemporary Bollywood Directors(ed.) Sage: New Delhi, 2017, Post-liberalization Indian Novels in English: Global Reception & Politics of Award London: ANTHEM, 2013. Her books on communication include English for Technical Communication, and English for Nurses and English for the Hotel Industry


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 Course Duration : Jan-Apr 2019

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 Syllabus

 Enrollment : 15-Nov-2018 to 28-Jan-2019

 Exam registration : 28-Jan-2019 to 19-Apr-2019