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ENGL 328 - Literature of the American Renaissance

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
(Same as GNCS 328 )  In-depth study of major works by American writers of the mid-nineteenth century. Authors may include: Cooper, Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, Fuller, Stowe, Delany, Wilson, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson. In addition to placing the works in historical and cultural context, focusing on the role of such institutions as slavery and such social movements as transcendentalism, the course also examines the notion of the American Renaissance itself.  Blevin Shelnutt.

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

One 2-hour period.

Course Format: CLS



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