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ENGL 225 - American Literature, Origins to 1865

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
Study of the main developments in American literature from its origins through the Civil War: including Native American traditions, exploration accounts, Puritan writings, captivity and slave narratives, as well as major authors from the eighteenth century (such as Edwards, Franklin, Jefferson, Rowson, and Brown) up to the mid-nineteenth century (Irving, Cooper, Poe, Emerson, Hawthorne, Fuller, Stowe, Thoreau, Douglass, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson). Blevin Shelnutt. 

This course satisfies a pre-1800 or a pre-1900 requirement for the English major.

Course Format: CLS

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