ENG-221 - Introduction to African-American Literature 2

3 credits

This course is an introductory survey of African-American literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the present. Texts studied will include poetry, short fiction, essays, and drama 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 102 (minimum grade of C-).

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

Previously known as: ENGL-404