Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Mar 20, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19

ENG 3580 - African American Literature

3 cr
Students survey prominent African American literature from the eighteenth century to the present. The relationship between vernacular literature-the blues, gospel, jazz, the sermon-and the formal African American literary tradition is examined. Students also consider the relationship between African American literature and the more general category of American literature.
This course counts towards the Aesthetic Understanding Frame of Reference.
Prerequisite: Highly recommended: ENG 1310 
Fall, even years