|John and Jan Kinaremail@example.com||608-238-2826|
This semester we will read three novels that deal with colonial and postcolonial themes:
|Things Fall Apart||Chinua Achebe||9780385474542|
|Waiting for the Barbarians||J.M. Coetzee||9780143116929|
|Midnight's Children||Salman Rushdie||9780812976533|
The first two novels this semester look at the impact of colonialism in Africa. The third novel explores India's transition from British colonialism to independence to partition.
# of Sessions: 10
Pre-registration is required. Contact via email the coordinators. A waiting list may be created if more than 14 people register.
Pre-Class Assignment. For the first class meeting read and be prepared to discuss up to page 109 in Things Fall Apart. We will finish the book in the second class and then spend two weeks on Waiting for the Barbarians.