Travel Literature

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Course No: ENGL.3800-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8901; SIS Term: 2930
Course Status: Canceled 12/11/19

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.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor:
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to May 03
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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