Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

LIT-208 Forms of Literature: New Media (3)

Explores online and computer-based literature. Employing relevant literary theory, students study traditional literature (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama) and compare those forms to new media literary forms like hyperfiction and hyperpoetry. Questions include the following: What is new media literature? How does it compare with traditional genres? What makes it qualify as literature? How does literary form affect interpretation? Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Prereq: ENG-105 or ENG-120; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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