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Topics in African American Literature: Charles Chesnutt and Pauline Hopkins
ENGL 331
Fall 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 330, AMST 332

This course is meant to introduce students to an understudied period in African American literary history--the 1890s--and to two relatively understudied writers from that period--Charles Chesnutt and Pauline Hopkins. It is meant to broaden the reach of African American literary studies at Wesleyan.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation
In this course, we will learn how to interpret a work of art by considering its internal coherence, its place in the trajectory of an author's career, and its situation in the historical moment of its appearance.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(AMST)(ENGL)

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