Apr 24, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue

LITT 250 African American Literature

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

A selective survey of key works by African American writers from slave narratives to recent works in prose (fiction and non-fiction), poetry, and theatre. Close analysis of form and style with attention to the works’ social and historical contexts. Targeted use of important critical works on the African American literary tradition and its continuing development.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or free elective requirement.