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Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, and John Wideman
ENGL 222
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 225, FGSS 224

Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston were major figures in the Harlem Renaissance and beyond. Toni Morrison and John Wideman continue to produce major fiction in the modern era. We will examine these major African American writers and their work, paying particular attention to issues of gender, family, community, sexuality, and the literary politics affecting African American writers.

Essential Capabilities:
Students are expected to write effectively about literature, American culture of the 1920s and late 20th century. Assignments are carefully graded for writing quality.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on OCT-17-2021
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