Early African American Literature   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 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 Foundations - Philosophy and Literature. Fulfills Cultures - World Perspectives. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: WRT 150

Credits: 3