ENG 321 Early American Literature

Literary forms and cultural histories shaping early American writing, including oral narratives of Indigenous peoples; literatures of colonial conflict, religious vision, and slavery; new forms of fictional and poetic experimentation. Entanglements between projects of freedom and enslavement, genocide and resurgence, and dissent and social cohesion in the decades leading up to the Civil War.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

Departmental permission.