Survey of African-American short fiction designed to inform students of the history of the sub-genre as well as highlight the canonical literature in this written form. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
ENGL 379 LIT OF HARLEM RENAISSANCE (Fall 2019)
Study in literature written by American authors during the Harlem Renaissance period, beginning with the key concept of the period, W.E.B. Du Bois' Double Consciousness. Readings include but not limited to the poetry of Hughes, McKay, Bennett, Fauset and Cullen; the fiction of Nugent, Fisher, Toomer, Larsen and Walter White. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Meets General Education Requirement IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
ENGL 470 TOPICS IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIT (Fall 2019)
Study of select topics in African-American literature that may include a specific region, genre, theme, period or movement. Topics vary according to instructors. May be repeated under different subtitles. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB.