Early African American Literature   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

AAA 231 - Early African American Literature

Analysis and discussion of discourse primarily written by African Americans during the formative years of this nation. Emphasis on literary discourse as a means of defining African American consciousness and community, understanding representations of African American’s community of origin, and investigating how the communities African Americans inhabit shaped their discursive expression. Fulfills World Perspective, and Philosophy and Literature Foundations requirements. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites:  WRT 150

Credits: 3