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American Literature, 1865-1945

ENGL 204
Fall 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 156
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

This course considers the way a large range of American writers responded to the industrial transformation of the United States. We will look at the way writers conceived and understood the rise of the corporation, the growth of the metropolis, the surge of migration, and the expansion of American power through war and settlement, and we will consider the way such visions related to the writers' understanding of the nature of American culture and the significance of literary expression. Among the authors discussed will be Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Henry James, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Charles Chesnutt, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, Eugene O'Neill, Richard Wright, and Zora Neale Hurston.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Amer Lit)

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