American Renaissance

ENGL 0510R S01 [CRN: 24336]

This course examines major and lesser known writers of nineteenth-century America, emphasizing the works of Emerson, Melville, and Catharine Sedgwick. The focus is on Romantic literature and culture, with particular emphasis on the following subjects: Nature and transcendence; capitalism and its discontents; utopianism and reform; slavery and antislavery; the problem of history and national culture; and transatlantic relations. Readings include Transcendentalist essays, slave narratives, romance novels, autobiography, fiction, and lyric and epic poetry. Improved student writing is a main goal of the course.
Course Syllabus
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Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm Tue, Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
10 (May 12, 2014 2:00pm)