English 133B

African American Literature and Culture Since 1917

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2009 Wagner, Bryan
Wagner, Bryan
TTh 2-3:30 130 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Alain Locke, ed., The New Negro; Nella Larsen, Passing; Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God; Richard Wright, Native Son; Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man; Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun; Leroi Jones, Dutchman and the Slave; Toni Morrison, Beloved; Ed Roberson, Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In


A survey of major African American writers in the context of social history. There will be weekly writing, a midterm, two essays, and a final exam.

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