Oct 21, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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ENGL 106 - African American Literature

4 credits
This course is a survey of African American literature from the 1700’s to the present. Through a variety of genres, it examines the work of selected writers in light of their historical time and place, major themes, conclusions about the nature of black experience in the United States, and their contributions to this literary tradition and others. It pays close attention to particular movements within African American literature, such as the Harlem Renaissance, protest literature, the Black Arts movement, and contemporary directions in the literature since 1970s. May be repeated for credit as topic changes. Enrollment priority: given to English majors and minors. CLA-Breadth/Humanities, CLA-Diversity US, CLA-Writing Intensive



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