ENGL 337 African American Literature I: Slave Narrative & Early African American Literary Tradition (1)
This course is a study of origins of African American literary and vernacular tradition. Formal and thematic analysis of this tradition in 18th century and Antebellum America (with some examination of Britain). A goal is to understand the influence of this tradition on form and focus of contemporary African American Writers.
- Prerequisite: Any 100- or 200-level English course in literature
- Offering: Alternate years
- Instructor: Staff