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Amer Lit to Civil War

4 sem. hrs. Studies American literature from its beginnings to the Civil War; from its pre-literature - recording the encounters among the Native Americans, English, Spanish, French, and Africans - to the first emergence of America's literature of diversity, exemplified by such writers as Douglass, Jacobs, Emerson, Fuller, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Dickinson, and Melville.

Course details

  • Course number: ENGL-161
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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