2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 261 - African American Literature


A study of the contributions of the African-American community to the literature of the United States. The course will include folktales, the lyrics of spirituals, gospel and jazz compositions, slave narratives, works from the Harlem Renaissance and works of major writers such as Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker.

Prerequisite: a 100-level literature course
1 semester 3 credits.
Fall