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Consumerism in Literature    NEW!

The subtle and specific cultural history of modern consumption and mass consumerism is studied from the perspectives of American, French-Canadian, Japanese, and French authors. The following texts contextualize consumer capitalism, geographic place, and related norms, values, and ideologies.

  • Haruki Murakami – My Cheesecake-Shaped Poverty
  • Kate Chopin – A Pair of Silk Stockings
  • Eudora Welty – The Corner Store
  • Michel Tremblay – Les Belles Sœurs 
  • Annie Ernaux – Look at the Lights, My Love
 
  • Consumerism in Literature (NCC-Grass Valley) - CANCELED
  • Instructor: Ellen Sander
    Dates: 6/10/2024 - 7/15/2024
    Days: M
    Times: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sessions: 6
    Fee: $0.00
    Location: Nevada County Campus
    Building: N11 101
    ATTNCourse Canceled
    SKU: 62031
    WE'RE SORRY! THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
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  • Consumerism in Literature (Roseville) - CANCELED
  • Instructor: Ellen Sander
    Dates: 6/11/2024 - 7/16/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sessions: 6
    Fee: $0.00
    Location: 316 Vernon Street
    Building: Roseville Center 259
    ATTNCourse Canceled
    SKU: 62030
    WE'RE SORRY! THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
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