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ENGL 222 - American Literature: Post Civil War to the Present

(3,0) 3 Credits

General Education Course: Humanities-English Literature
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111 - English Composition I .
American Literature:  Post Civil War to the Present introduces students to a diverse range of American literary works that have been produced from the mid-1860s until the contemporary moment. Students will critically read literary works from representative American literary movements of this time period within their social, political, economic, and aesthetic contexts. Writers may include Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, W.E.B. Du Bois, Kate Chopin, William Faulkner, T.S. Eliot, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Tennessee Williams, James Baldwin, Sylvia Plath, Allen Ginsberg, Adrienne Rich, Thomas Pynchon, Art Spiegelman, Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Tony Kushner.

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