ENG 1240 - American Literatures after 1860
Goals: To survey American literature from about 1860 to the present in its cultural and intellectual contexts.
Content: Literary forms such as the novel, poetry, and drama that develop themes such as the rise of the city, changing social and personal values, industrialism, and individual alienation. Possible authors: Mark Twain, Kate Chopin, Langston Hughes, William Faulkner, Adrienne Rich, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Maxine Hong Kingston.
Prerequisite: ENG 1110 or its equivalent, or concurrent registration.