This course will explore a specific topic in US literary history, concentrating on a specific period, movement, or development between the early colonial period and the American Civil War. Each iteration of the course will concentrate on a distinct period, such as the colonial era, Revolutionary era, antebellum era, or some portion/combination thereof. Sample course titles: The American Slave Narrative; The American Constitution as Work of Art; Melville and Modernity; American Literature before the "United States"; Resisting "Removal": American Literature and the Trail of Tears.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including 6 credits of 100 or 200-level ENGL
ENGL 356 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.
For the focus of the course each term, see the "Courses" page on the English Department website.