Course Information

American Literature II (ENG 252 (UG13))

Term: Spring 2014 (UNDG)


Jill Robin AndersonShow MyInfo popup for Jill Robin Anderson
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Mon-Wed-Fri, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM (1/21/2014 - 5/13/2014) Location: MAIN (Surprenant Hall 134 - 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