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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ENL 458
Title Jack Kerouac and the Beat Writers
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Prerequisites ENG102, ENL 102, ENG102E, ENL102ESL, ENG103, ENL 103, ENG106H, or ENL106H and at least one course at the 200-level or permission of the chairperson


The major focus of the course is on Jack Kerouac and his development as an artist beginning with his first novel and subsequent writings. The interaction for Kerouac with other beat writers, such as Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso, will also be considered. Audio-visual materials will supplement the lectures and discussions. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG486.