ENGL317 - African American Literature
0101-0104 - Edlie Wong
Consideration of key texts in African American literature that explore the experiences of people of African descent in America from the mid-nineteenth century to the contemporary moment. Relationship between literary texts, historical events and cultural formations. Examines a range of texts and genres (autobiography, slave narrative, travel narrative, poetry, essays, fiction), and their contribution to national literary tradition.
Two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.