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MA in Literature
Course Description

ENG 263
American Literature to 1865: Romanticism

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 2018-19.

Course Credit:

Tom Strychacz, Ajuan Mance, Kim Magowan

Offered in alternation with: ENG 265
Open to graduate students only.

Last Updated: 9/21/17