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African American Literature at Mid-Century
AFAM 323
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENGL 323, AMST 323

The Harlem Renaissance was over. The most intensive period of the Civil Rights Movement was yet to be. From the late 1930s through the 1950s, African American novelists and poets were nonetheless writing important, sometimes wonderful books. We will study the writers and their times, gauging the influence of the past and their influence on the future. Writers will include Richard Wright, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden, William Attaway, Chester Himes, Ann Petry, James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [AFAM202 or ENGL240] OR [ENGL204 or AMST156] OR [ENGL230 or AMST228 or FGSS226 or AFAM233]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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