2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
    Feb 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin

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. 

Taught: Annually.

Prerequisite: ENG 1110 or its equivalent, or concurrent registration.

Credits: 4