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Courses - Spring 2019
ENGL
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ENGL317
African American Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
Consideration of key texts in African American literature that explore the experiences of people of African descent in America from the mid-nineteenth century to the contemporary moment. Relationship between literary texts, historical events and cultural formations. Examines a range of texts and genres (autobiography, slave narrative, travel narrative, poetry, essays, fiction), and their contribution to national literary tradition.
Also offered as AASP398C and AMST328U. Credit granted for AASP398C, AMST328U, or ENGL317.