ENGL 357 Special Topics in American Literature, 1865-1970




This course will explore a specific topic in US literary history, concentrating on a single period, movement, or development between the Reconstruction Era and the 1970's. Sample course titles: American Naturalism; The Harlem Renaissance; US Literature of the Cold War; American Lyric from Dickinson to Dylan; Hollywood and Literary Culture.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including 6 credits of 100 or 200-level ENGL

Course Notes

ENGL 357 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.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

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