Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
ENH 221 African American Literature
(Also AAD 221)
4 hours; 4 credits
A sociological examination of African American literature as it has developed from the dynamic interaction between Black and White communities and movements within the Black community. Works by African American authors will be analyzed with respect to the dominant social forces of their times and the ideas about the historically persistent polemics of assimilation, separation, or cultural pluralism, and their relevance for Americans of African descent in their struggle for equality. (literature) (p&d) (TALA) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
Prerequisites: ENG 151
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