English 166

Special Topics: African American Literature from Reconstruction to Renaissance


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2013 Carmody, Todd
TTh 9:30-11 note new room: 301 Wheeler

Book List

Norton Anthology of African American Literature; Three Classic African American Novels; Dunbar, Paul: Sport of the Gods; Johnson, James Weldon: Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

Description

This course offers an overview of African American literature from Reconstruction through the New Negro (or Harlem) Renaissance. Particular attention will be paid to questions of history, memory, and changing notions of modernity.

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