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Richard Wright and Company
ENGL 321
Spring 2015 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 317

This course offers an in-depth consideration of the work and career of Richard Wright, perhaps the defining figure in 20th-century African American literature, and seeks to understand Wright's interactions with a wide array of mentors, proteges, and enemies. By placing Wright amid the network of supporters and detractors who surrounded him, we will gain a deepened understanding of Wright's development and a useful map of 20th-century African American literary expression. Writers to be covered in the course may include, along with Wright, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Margaret Walker, Horace Cayton, Chester Himes, and Gwendolyn Brooks.
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 JUL-12-2024
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