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Courses - Fall 2019
ENGL
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ENGL470
African-American Literature: The Beginning to 1910
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Examines African-American literature from its beginnings to the early twentieth century, including genres ranging from slave narratives, pamphlets, essays, and oratory, to poetry and fiction. Our emphasis is on the interaction between literature and literary forms, on the one hand, and historical and political developments in the push toward emancipation, on the other.
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department. Cross-listed with AASP478B. Credit granted for ENGL470 or AASP478B.