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American Literature II (ENG 252 (UG21))

Term: Spring 2022 (UNDG)


Steven RayshickShow MyInfo popup for Steven Rayshick
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Tue-Thu, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM (1/19/2022 - 5/10/2022) Location: MAIN (Administration Building 366 - Lecture)


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/SU