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AFST 3221 Modern African American Literature

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AFRIC 24.2.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Literature from 1930 to the present. Naturalism and protest, the Black Aesthetic, women's literature. Such writers as Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison. This course is the same as English 3161 [64.3].

Prerequisite: English 1010 [1] or 1.7.


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