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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 2328 - Survey of American Literature - Civil War through the Present


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. CIP Code: (2314025112)
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301  and ENGL 1302  
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Identify key ideas, representative authors and works, significant historical or cultural events, and characteristic perspectives or attitudes expressed in the literature of different periods or regions. 2 - Analyze literary works as expressions of individual or communal values within the social, political, cultural, or religious contexts of different literary regions. 3 - Demonstrate knowledge of the development of characteristic forms or styles of expression during different historical periods or in different regions. 4 - Articulate the aesthetic priniciples that guide the scope and variety or works in the arts and humanities. 5 - Write research-based critical papers about the assigned readings in clear and grammatically correct prose, using various critical approaches to literature.
Core Category Language, Philosophy, & Culture [40]