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ENGLĀ 326. American Apocalyptic Lit. 3 Hours.

This course traces apocalyptic literature in the Americas from the Spanish explorers and Puritan settlers through to the twenty-first century. Students will read literature in a variety of genres and explore how both imagery and narrative tactics are critical in apocalyptic literature. Students will also explore how apocalyptic literature has indelibly marked American culture, politics, and social rhetoric. This course is a literary and cultural study course, not a religion or theology course.