Description: This course provides a study of selected works of speculative literature with close attention to historical, cultural, and political contexts. Where appropriate, attention is given to critical theory informing the production and reception of such speculative literature as science fiction, fantasy, utopia, dystopia, alternate history, fabulist fiction, magical realism, and/or horror. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
Sections offered: Fall 2019
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Effective Writing
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group