The Literature of the Beat Movement

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Course No: ENGL.3710-061; SIS Class Nbr: 12907; SIS Term: 3230
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Explores both the writings and the personal lives of a loose confederation of poets, novelists, and essayist who emerged onto the American literary and cultural scene following World War II and who came to be known as the -Beat Generation.+ The primary focus will be on the life and writings of Lowell native Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) with others of the -beat circle+ included as well, i.e., Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Diana DiPrima, etc.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.
  • Core Codes: AH, AMST, PCST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Todd Tietchen
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2023: Jan 17 to Apr 02
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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