Aug 17, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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ENG 240 - Early American Literature: Pre-Columbus Through the Civil War


Prerequisites: WTNG 102 
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the English Literature Core Concentration
This survey course begins with Native American literary expressions and concludes with the literature of the Civil War. The course covers exploration narratives of the 15th and 16th centuries, American colonial writing, the literature of the new American republic, and the literary efforts of the 19th century romantics. The course concludes with abolitionist writing and the literature of the Civil War. The reading list includes Christopher Columbus, Anne Bradstreet, Mary Rowlandson, Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Frederick Douglass, and What Whitman.

3 credits
Fall



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