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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NARRATIVES OF EMPIRE
Covering five geographical areas (Europe, Africa, the West Indies, the Near East, and India), this course considers literary and historical accounts of Britain's rise to imperial power. The transatlantic slave trade, abolitionism, colonial governance, orientalism, and Islamaphobia will be assessed through the study of works by European and non-European authors.
Antirequisite(s): English 3336F/G, English 3349F/G at King's 2014-15, 2017-18, and 2019-20.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.