ENL 328: Survey African American Lit I
Prerequisite: ENL 258; English Majors, Minors, Liberal Arts English Concentrations, or permission of instructor
General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy
Survey of African American Literature from colonial times to the turn of the twentieth century. Course surveys genres of poetry, slave narrative, fiction, essay, and drama with attention to the social, political, and cultural histories of African Americans from slavery to freedom to Reconstruction. This course may also include sections on oral narratives (oral slave narratives, speeches, folktales, and sermons) and music (such as sorrow songs and spirituals).