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Courses - Spring 2023
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American Literature: Revolution to Civil War
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
An examination of nationalism, sentimentalism, and romanticism, with writings focusing on such topics as slavery and democracy during the 1770s to 1860s. Authors typically include Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville.