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Courses - Spring 2021
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.
Cross-listed with AASP398C and AMST328U. Credit granted for AASP398C, AMST328U, or ENGL317.