EN 235 — African-American Literature

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

A survey of the history of African-American literature from slavery to the present is offered. Students read and analyze various genres of African-American literature and are introduced to the social, economic, and political forces that have influenced the writers. Through presentations, critical reading, and analytical writing, students become familiar with the influence of these works on the evolution of world literature. (G7: Humanities)
Prerequisite(s): EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent.