Course Description
LIT229 Humor in America (3-0-3)

This course examines the nature of humor in the context of American national character. Through reading historically, thematically, linguistically, and visually, students will explore the question of the American comic sensibility. Students will learn to apply major theories of humor to close reading of texts representing the development of American humor from Native American trickster tales to contemporary film comedy. PR: ENG 123

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