Mar 04, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 2660 - 19th Century African American Literature


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every semester.

In this course, we will encounter the poetry, fiction, journals, essays, speeches, and songs of nineteenth-century African-American writers. By paying close attention tot he personal as well as cultural forms of expression, we will observe how the anguish, joy, and event he mundane aspects of the early African-American experience translate into a distinct canon of literature. Representative authors include Phillis Wehatlye, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Frances E. W. Harper, Pauline Hopkins, and W.E.B. Dubois. ENGL 2660  ART, LIT

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1100   and ENGL 1200 



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