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MA in Literature
Course Description

ENG 217
20th-Century African American Literature

This course will investigate some of the literary forms, artistic strategies, and intellectual concerns that shaped and defined African American literature during the 20th century. Writers may include DuBois, Hughes, Hurston, Baldwin, Wright, Himes, Morrison, Shange, Lorde, and others. The course will also focus on the sociopolitical and historical context for these writers and their works.
Offered every other year beginning 2018-19.

Course Credit:

Ajuan Mance

Offered in alternation with: ENG 247
Open to graduate students only.

Last Updated: 9/21/17