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American Literary History

ENG 201

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This course surveys American literature from the colonial period to the Civil War. We will read autobiographies, sermons, slave narratives, revolutionary tracts, essays, novels, and poems. We will also discuss how early American literature shaped and was shaped by settler colonialism, and how origin stories continue to define our understanding of America.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 6
  • Capacity: 12
  • Class Number: 20003
  • Schedule: MW 11:00 AM-12:20 PM