Jun 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 520 - Highlights of American Literature


This course is designed to deepen graduate students’ experience of American literature and expand their knowledge of various literary and artistic features of American Studies. This course presumes that students will already have some exposure to the traditional works of the early explorers and settlers, Puritan culture, the Revolutionary War, Transcendentalism, and the major figures of the American Renaissance. Specifically, students will be able to: 1) demonstrate broad and deep thinking about literature(s) in America 2) raise questions about the definition and nature of American literature(s) 3) research auxiliary areas of interest in American Studies 4) make connections between works and between texts and life.

Credits: 3



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