English 203

Graduate Readings: Early African American Literature

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Fall 2016 Wagner, Bryan
TTh 12:30-2 106 Mulford

Book List

Chesnutt, Charles W.: Conjure Tales and 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; Jacobs, Harriet: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; Reed, Austin: The Life and Adventures of a Haunted Convict; Walker, David: Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World; Wheatley, Phillis: Complete Writings


Major works in the context of slavery and its aftermath. Advance syllabus here.

This course satisfies the Group 6 (Non-historical) requirement.

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