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ENG 250W - Survey of American Literature I: The Colonial Era to the Civil War

3 CR

This course surveys U.S. literature from the moment of contact between indigenous peoples and conquistadors through the Civil War. Students will explore a variety of authors, literary movements, and historical contexts, including colonialism, the revolutionary era, transcendentalism, and the American Renaissance. Attention will be paid to the ways in which racial, ethnic and gendered identities, among others, impact the creation of national literatures.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102W .



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