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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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ENG 231 - Early African American Literature

Analysis and discussion of discourse written by and about African Americans during the formative years of this nation. Emphasis will be placed on literary discourse as one means of defining African American consciousness and community, and understanding how African Americans' communities of origin shaped African American discursive expression. Cross-listed with AAA 231. Students may not receive credit for both. Fulfills Foundations - Philosophy and Literature. Fulfills Cultures - Global Perspectives. Prerequisite: WRT 150.

Credits: 3

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