ENGL 3160 African-American Literature to 1930
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ENG 64.2.
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4 hours; 4 credits
Literature from the colonial period through the Harlem Renaissance. Slave narratives, rhetoric of abolition, formal and vernacular aesthetics. Such writers as Phyllis Wheatley, David Walker, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Booker T. Washington, Paul L. Dunbar, Charles W. Chesnutt, James Weldon Johnson, W.E.B. Du Bois, Countee Cullen, Jean Toomer, Claude McKay, Sterling Brown, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes. This course is the same as Africana Studies 3220.
Prerequisite: English 1010.
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