2023-2024 Catalog


ENG-307 American Literature II - 1865 to Present

A chronological study of the development of American literature, including that of the Civil War and Reconstruction, Realism and Naturalism, major twentieth-century movements such as Modernism and Postmodernism. Course provides an extensive factual overview with in-depth study of selected works to develop both wide and critical reading. The course will intentionally integrate into these movements the literature of cultural and gender diversity, which may include literature of the immigrant experience, the Harlem Renaissance, or Civil Rights. Before enrolling, students are strongly encouraged to have completed a 200-level English or writing course with at least a "C." Prerequisite: Must have completed writing competency (ENG 120) or have advanced standing in English; or permission of the division.




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