American Literary Traditions

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, American Literary Traditions, Fall 2015

Course Description:

An introductory course that draws on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to trace characteristic features and consistent concerns that shaped the development of a distinctly American literature. Begins with the religious/economic argument of the first-generation European migration, moves through the literature of the politically charged Colonial era, and closes in the mid-19th century and the initial expressions of a national literature.

Required Texts:

-The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Volume A and B
-Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, American Literary Traditions, Fall 2014

Course Description:

An introductory course that draws on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to trace characteristic features and consistent concerns that shaped the development of a distinctly American literature. Begins with the religious/economic argument of the first-generation European migration, moves through the literature of the politically charged Colonial era, and closes in the mid-19th century and the initial expressions of a national literature.

Required Texts:

-The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Volume A and B

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