2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

AST315: The American Literary Renaissance

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Literature
The literature of the American Renaissance took shape before the Civil War as debates about nationalism, slavery, women’s rights, and industrialization raged. This course examines the way the works of authors such as Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Catharine Sedgwick, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, Walt Whitman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Emily Dickinson reflect the preoccupations of the period. Cross-listed with ENG313 .
Theme: Defining the American Experience