ENGL 352 A: American Literature: The Early Nation

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:30am - 10:20am
Location: 
LOW 105
SLN: 
14222
Instructor:
John Griffith
John Griffith

Syllabus Description:

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
The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Volume B of the five-volume eight edition
James Fenimore Cooper, The Prairie
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

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)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 17, 2018 - 11:10pm