Courses & Programs

American Writers I [C]

COURSE CODE: ENG 211

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: ENG 102

This course may focus chronologically on such American writers as Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson; or, it may be organized thematically on topics such as Puritan religious tradition (Bradford, Edwards, Hawthorne, Dickinson); attitudes toward the natural world (Cooper, Thoreau, Emerson); dissonant voices (Stowe, Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, Jacobs); or liberation and limitation (Jefferson, Douglas, Jacobs, Melville). Prerequisite: ENG 102