ENGL 352 A: American Literature: The Early Nation

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:30am - 10:20am
CMU 230
John Griffith
John Griffith

Syllabus Description:

ENGL 352  -  Autumn 2019

Instructor:  John Griffith

Meeting Time:  MTWTh 9:30am - 10:20am

Location:  CMU 230

We will read and discuss a variety of novel, short stories, essays and poems written by American authors in the decades preceding the Civil War.  Students will be expected to read specific assignments, attend class regularly, take part in open discussion, and write a series of short essays in response to study questions handed out in advance. 

Texts for the course are THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS  by James Fenimore Cooper, MOBY-DICK by Herman Melville, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN by Harriet Beecher Stowe, and NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, Volume B of the eighth edition.

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)
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 11:00pm