ENGL 352 A: American Literature: The Early Nation

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 8:30am - 9:20am
CMU 226
John Griffith
John Griffith

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We'll read and discuss an assortment of novels, stories, poems and essays produced by American writers 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 discussions. Written work will consist entirely of a series of between five and ten brief in-class essays, done in response to study questions handed out in advance.

Texts: THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, Volume B of the 8th edition; Harriet Beecher Stowe, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; Herman Melville, MOBY-DICK; and James Fenimore Cooper, THE PRAIRIE

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)
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Last updated: 
March 16, 2016 - 12:38pm