This survey course covers selected works in American literature from Civil War and Reconstruction to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected works in Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, the Harlem Renaissance, and the later 20th Century. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. (AA,CSU,UC) Prerequisite: ENGL 1001.
All class materials can be found through Etudes, but a student must be registered for the class to access those materials.
If you have questions about this class, please e-mail the instructor, Steve Reynolds .