Introduction to African-American Literature

ENGL A331
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of African-American literature from the late 18th-century through Reconstruction to 1900.  The course examines various types of African-American literary and cultural productions, including folk narratives, autobiographies, slave narratives, essays, speeches, poetry, and short fiction, as well as the historical, cultural, socio-political and literary contexts in which they were produced.

Course Prerequisite

ENGL T122 Critical Reading and Writing , Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A205 Writing about Texts , Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite