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Table of Contents - African American Literature I
BLKS 331      African American Literature I
This course provides a survey of African American literature from its beginnings to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. Areas of interest will include abolitionist literature (especially Slave Narratives), turn-of-the-century literature and the Harlem Renaissance. This course will examine any or all of the following literary forms: fiction, poetry, drama, autobiography and essay. It will view African American literature in its historical and cultural contexts.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: KA&S - General