ENGL 352 A: American Literature: The Early Nation

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 8:30am - 9:20am
Location: 
THO 135
SLN: 
14150
Instructor:
John Griffith
John Griffith

Additional Details:

We'll read and discuss an assortment of novels, stories, poems and memoirs by American authors in the period preceding the Civil War. Students will be expected to attend class regularly, keep up with reading assignments, and take part in open discussion. Written work will consist entirely of a series of brief in-class essays written in response to study questions handed out in advance.

Texts: Harriet Beecher Stowe, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; Herman Melville, MOBY-DICK; James Fenimore Cooper, THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; and Nina Baym, et al, eds. THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, VOLUME B

Catalog Description: 
Explores American fiction, poetry, and prose from the early nineteenth century through the Civil War. May include such representative authors of the period as Emerson, Melville, Hawthorne, Douglass and fuller, along with supplementary study of the broader cultural and political milieu.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
March 15, 2016 - 3:31pm