ENGL 258 A: Survey Of African American Literature

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
CMU 226
SLN: 
14091
Instructor: 
Sonnet H. Retman
Note: 
Joint w/AFRAM 214

Additional Details:

A chronological survey of African American literature in all genres from its beginnings to the present day. Emphasizes African American writing as a literary art; the cultural and historical context of African American literary expression and the aesthetic criteria of African American literature. Offered: jointly with ENGL 258.

Catalog Description: 
Introduction to various genres of African American literature from its beginnings to the present. Emphasizes the cultural and historical context of African American literary expression and its aesthetics criteria. Explores key issues and debates, such as race and racism, inequality, literary form, and canonical acceptance. Offered: jointly with AFRAM 214.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
March 16, 2016 - 3:58pm