English 133B

Upper Division Coursework: "African-American Literature and Culture Since 1917:

20th-Century African-American Fiction"

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2006 JanMohamed, Abdul R.
JanMohamed, Abdul
MWF 2-3 30 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Wright, Richard: Native Son; Hurston, Zora Neale: Their Eyes Were Watching God; Ellison, Ralph: Invisible Man; Walker, Alice: The Third Life of Grange Copeland; Morrison, Toni: Beloved; Gayl Jones: Corregidora; Toni Cade Bambara: These Bones Are Not My Child; Beatty, Paul: The White Boy Shuffle; John Edger Wideman: The Lynchers.


"An examination of some of the major African-American novels of the second half of the 20th Century.

Each student will be required to write two papers (between 1250 and 1500 words each) and to take a final exam (which will either be a regularly scheduled exam or a take home exam). "

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