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American Lit II: 1870 to Present (ENG 252 (UG23))

Term: Spring 2024 (UNDG)


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Mon-Wed, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (1/22/2024 - 5/13/2024) Location: MAIN (Administration Building 231 - 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.
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 102
Semester Offered: S