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American Literature I (ENG 251 (UG09))

Term: Fall Term 2009 (UNDG)


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Mon-Wed-Fri, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM (9/9/2009 - 12/22/2009) Location: MAIN (Ahlfors Building 105 - Lecture Only)


3 credits
This course examines American literature from approximately 16001870, covering poetry, fiction, essays, and autobiography. Students explore literary movements and major authors of major American time periods including the Puritan, colonial, Revolutionary, Romantic, Transcendentalist, and abolitionist eras. Students examine how writers influenced both their own times and subsequent generations.
Prerequisite: ENG 102. F (HE, LA)