ENL 657: Topics in American Literature
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor
Graduate seminar in American Literature. Topics address seminal texts, authors and themes in American literature. Topics vary and may focus on historical periods, movements in American literature, genres, multiethnic and gender studies, or major authors. Through in-depth reading and research in American literary studies, students increase their subject-level knowledge of American literature; develop their depth of understanding of American literatures and their contexts; strengthen their skills in literary analysis; and increase their understanding of historical, sociopolitical, and other contexts of American literary study.