English 133A

African American Literature and Culture Before 1917


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2016 Wagner, Bryan
TTh 3:30-5 247 Dwinelle American Literature
African American Literature

Book List

Chesnutt, Charles W.: Conjure Tales and Other Stories of the Color Line; Chesnutt, Charles W.: The Marrow of Tradition; Douglass, Frederick: The Portable Frederick Douglass; Du Bois, W. E. B.: The Souls of Black Folk; Equiano, Olaudah: The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings; Harper, Frances E. W.: Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted; Hopkins, Pauline E.: Of One Blood; or, the Hidden Self; Jacobs, Harriet: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; Walker, David: Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World; Wheatley, Phillis: Complete Writings

Description

A survey of major works by African American writers. Themes in the course include law and violence, freedom and deliverance, culture and commerce, passing and racial impersonation.

Other Recent Sections of This Course

Fall, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133A/1 African American Literature and Culture Before 1917 Wagner, Bryan
Fall, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133A/1 African American Literature and Culture Before 1917 Wagner, Bryan

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