ENG-220 - Introduction to African-American Literature 1

3 credits

This course is an introductory survey of African-American literature from slavery to the Harlem Renaissance. Texts studied will include the Spirituals, slave narrative, folktales, poetry, short fiction and essays in the context of history, literary movements and biography. The course will focus on developing an awareness of the unique quality of the "Black Experience" as it has defined the various modes and themes that characterize African-American literature.

Prerequisite(s): ENG-101 ( minimum grade D- ).

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

Previously known as: ENGL-304