Harlem Renaissance: The Politics of Culture

ENGL 1710I S01 [CRN: 24495]

The Harlem Renaissance was a remarkable flowering of culture in post-war New York as well as a social movement that advanced political agendas for the nation. This course takes up the relationship between literature and politics by exploring such matters as the urbanization of black America, the representation of the black poor, the influence of white patronage, and the rise of primitivism. Writers may include Hughes, Hurston, Larsen, Fisher, Locke, and McKay. DPLL
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
999
Course Attributes
Diverse Perspectives in LL
Primary Instructor
Meetings
14:30 - 15:50 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
11