Sign up for a New Literature Course This Fall
05-Apr-2017 | News

Dr. Robert Azzarello will teach a new course this fall, New Orleans in Literature (ENGL 372.01). The course will be offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10-10:50 a.m.

This course will explore a range of writing from the city’s founding in 1718 to the present day and will encompass multiple genres, such as travel writing, memoir, folklore, lyric, proverbs, fiction, poetry, and drama.

Potential authors for consideration will include Marc Caillot, Victor Sejour, George Washington Cable, Lafcadio Hearn, Kate Chopin, Zora Neale Hurston, Marcus Christian, Sybil Kein, Kalamu ya Salaam, Brenda Marie Osbey, Mona Lisa Saloy, Valerie Martin, Moira Crone, Fatima Shaik, among many others. Students are more than welcome to make suggestions for the reading list!

As the city begins to prepare for its tricentennial in 2018, the present moment offers an exceptional opportunity to look back on the long literary history of New Orleans, its unique place in the larger world, and its projections for the future.

For details about the course contact Dr. Azzarello at razzarello@suno.edu

Pre-register for the course TODAY!


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