AFRSTY100-01C Introduction to African-American Literature (with Suzanne Morris)

AFRSTY100-01C Introduction to African-American Literature (with Suzanne Morris)

This survey course examines the writings of African-Americans who have made unique contributions to the African-American literary tradition. The course explores these writings in terms of their sociohistorical context, making use of analyses of character, plot, and symbolism. It gives particular attention to the writers' roles as social critics. Among the writers whose work may be considered are Frederick Douglass, Jean Toomer, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Ernest Gaines, George Jackson, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Online

Day(s) and Time(s):

CEO: Jan 4-22

Diversity:

I

Availability:

Winter registration starts November 2, 2020 (Monday).
Class Number:1192_Wtr2021
Your Price*: $1,050.00

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Instructor:
Suzanne Morris: [email protected]

* Course fees are subject to change.