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American Literature II (ENG 252 (UG13))

Term: Second Summer Session 2013 (UNDG)


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    Tue-Thu, 8:00 AM - 11:25 AM (7/8/2013 - 8/13/2013) Location: MAIN (Surprenant Hall 135 - Lecture Only)


    This course examines American literature from the mid-1800s to the present, including poetry, fiction, essays, and autobiography. Students explore literary movements, major authors, and trends of the various time periods. Topics include American regional writing; American Realism; literature during and between the two world wars; the literatures of American minorities; and the contemporary literature of disillusionment. Students explore texts both as literary works and as products of historical forces.

    Prerequisite: ENG 102. F/S