ENGL 200 E: Reading Literary Forms

20th Century African-American Literature

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 12:30pm - 1:20pm
DEN 212
Liesl Sackschewsky

Additional Details:

This course will focus on a variety of genres across 20^th Century African-American Literature. Through readings, in-class discussions, and writing tasks students will learn how to read across a variety of genres and write critically about the ways different writers represent concepts such as race, gender, politics, and class across the 20^th Century. This course satisfies the W requirement, meaning students will be expected to complete and revise several short response papers and a final paper of 6-8 pages.

Catalog Description: 
Covers techniques and practice in reading and enjoying literature in its various forms: poetry, drama, prose fiction, and film. Examines such features of literary meanings as imagery, characterization, narration, and patterning in sound and sense. Offered: AWSp.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Last updated: 
April 1, 2016 - 9:00am