ENGLT 320 - American Literature I

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

March 2022

This course surveys representative early American literature from approximately 1620 to 1865, the Civil War period. It begins with a consideration of pre-colonial American influences such as Native American oral tradition and European exploration of the Americas, through Colonial literature, to the emergence of a distinctive national literature, the "American Renaissance," "reformism," and the diversity of voices that will continue into modern American literature

Course Type

Lower Division