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MA in Literature
Course Description

ENG 263
American Literature to 1865: Romanticism
Spring

With an emphasis on the years 1830 to 1865, this course will explore several works that have significantly influenced the study of literature in the U.S. Writers include Emerson, Hawthorne, Douglass, Stowe, Jacobs, Poe, Whitman, Dickinson, and Melville. Discussions will focus on issues such as the American Renaissance, historical context, and national identity.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Tom Strychacz, Kim Magowan

Prerequisite:
ENG 001

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ENG 165

Last Updated: 9/21/17