Feb 29, 2024  
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EN 271 - African-American Literature

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: EN 100 (C- or Higher) or EN 101 (C- or Higher)

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: This course is a survey of the African American literary landscape, from colonial times to 1900, focusing on the genres of slave narrative, fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. The course will also review the historical backdrop against which these works were created. They will be read and analyzed within the context of the political, economic, and social perspectives of the United States in order for students to understand how these perspectives influenced African American literary expression of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Humanities

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