ENL 329: Survey African American Lit II

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 the turn of the twentieth century to the present. Course begins with the work of DuBois and Washington and continues through the Harlem Renaissance, the post-war period, the Black Arts Era, into the present, paying particular attention to the women writers who led the post-1970s Renaissance. Course examines all genres of literature and may also include sections on oral literature (such as spoken word poetry) and music (such as jazz, rap, and hip hop). Like the Survey of African American Literature I, this course pays particular attention to the social, political, intellectual, and cultural climate surrounding the literature.

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3.00 credits
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture

Class: #6811

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021


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