Jan 17, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
2021-22 University Catalogue

LITT 350 African American Literature

3 credits 45.0 hours
300 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*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

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