2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 233 American Literature I

First of a two-part chronologically based survey of American literature. Works of drama, fiction, and poetry by American writers of this period are studied. Representative writers are Taylor, Melville, Dickinson, and Whitman. Some attention given to history of ideas associated with the writers of this period. Expect to write at least one analytic paper dealing with one or more of the works read for the course.