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Indian Literature in English


An overview of literature written in English by authors from India. Genres include fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, from the 19th century to the present. Includes writers from the Indian diaspora as well as those not widely-known outside India.

Satisfies a major requirement in English.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Counts toward the South Asian Studies interdisciplinary minor.
Counts toward the Africana Studies major.
Students entering 2012 or after: satisfies Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Literature distribution requirement.


(Not offered Fall 2015.)