English 133B

African American Literature and Culture Since 1917

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2012 Wagner, Bryan
Wagner, Bryan
TTh 3:30-5 122 Barrows

Book List

Ellison, Ralph: Invisible Man; Hughes, Langston: Collected Poems; Hurston, Zora Neale: Their Eyes Were Watching God; Jones, Leroi: Blues People; Larsen, Nella: Passing; Lorde, Audre: Collected Poems; Morrison, Toni: Beloved; Toomer, Jean: Cane; Wright, Richard: Black Boy


A survey of major African American writings in the context of social history. There will be two essays plus a midterm and final exam.

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