American Literature in the Era of Segregation

ENGL 0710Q S01 [CRN: 24487]

This course examines how American literature intersects with the legal, ethical, and racial discourses that defined the system of racial segregation. The class will assess literary works in relation to the discourses employed historically to rationalize segregation. In addition the course will explore the ways that literary style and genre became inseparable from the culture of segregation. Authors include Mark Twain, Nella Larsen, William Faulkner, and Ralph Ellison. DPLL
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
999
Course Attributes
Diverse Perspectives in LL
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
09