Travel Literature

Summer 2023 > Humanities & Social Sciences > ENGL.3800 > 081

Course No: ENGL.3800-081; SIS Class Nbr: 2987; SIS Term: 3240
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

We all yearn to travel. But why? In this course, we will investigate this question by not only studying works of travel writing (supposedly non-fiction travel accounts written by those who have done the journeying), but also other works of literature and culture in which travel is a significant theme. Our reading will cover a diversity of writers from around the globe and from different periods in history and we will pay particular attention to the interrelationship amongst the key issues of representation, power, and identity as we consider travel literature alongside interdisciplinary theories about travel and tourism.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.
  • Core Codes: AH
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Matthew Hurwitz
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2023 Summer: May 15 to Jul 09
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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