African-American Literature Since 1900

3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of African-American literature after 1900, providing an historical and cultural study of the foundational writers, themes, and genres of African-American literary production of the era. The course provides a conceptual framework for this literature, evaluates key terms, ideas, literary periods, constructions and representations of African-American identity and race, and the contributions of African-American writers to American literature and culture.

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