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ENG 210

American Literature
Name: American Literature
Course Number: ENG 210
Credit(s): 3

Course Description

Embark on a literary journey in this engaging survey course! We’ll kick things off with the colonial times, exploring the writings of William Bradford and Anne Bradstreet. Journey through the mid-nineteenth century with the works of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Along the way, we’ll analyze the evolution of American literature and its role in shaping our history. Prerequisite: ENG 100.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Delve into America’s history and cultural journey through literature, exploring the experiences and perspectives of American authors.
  • Contextualize and analyze the evolution of literature across American literary periods, discovering its integral role in the nation’s rich history.
  • Identify masterpieces in Colonial, Neoclassical, and Romantic Literature, compare historical periods, and differentiate genres.
  • Recognize the unique contributions of writers throughout various literary periods.

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