Course: Contemporary British Writing

HC 223H

Professor: Helen Southworth

This course will introduce students to contemporary British fiction, non-fiction and possibly some film and TV. We’ll explore these works from a variety of perspectives: literary, historical, socio-cultural. Writers will include Robert McFarlane, Phillip Hoare, W.G. Sebald, Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith, Caryl Phillips and Kazuo Ishiguro. Workload will include in-class presentations and a substantial final project.