African American Literature at Mid-Century|
Fall 2007 not offered
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.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [AFAM202 or ENGL240] OR [ENGL204 or AMST156] OR [ENGL230 or AMST228 or FGSS226 or AFAM233]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
NATIVE SON, Richard Wright
COLLECTED POEMS, Gwendolyn Brooks
COLLECTED POEMS, Robert Hayden
BLOOD ON THE FORGE, William Attaway
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Required attendance, one 5-10 page paper and one 20+ page seminar paper.
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