ENGL 231 - African-American Literature(3,0) 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111 - English Composition I .
African American Literature surveys the literature of African Americans from Colonial times through the present including the Colonial Period, the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Aesthetics, and the Neo-Realism movement. In order to understand the oral and written traditions, students read a variety of types of texts such as folktales, spirituals, short stories and novels. Students also read contemporary literary criticism by African American and non- African American theorists.
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