2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 375 African-American Literature

Covers the origin and development of literary works by black Americans from the 18th century to the present day. Students will read autobiographies, poems, novels and essays by such major writers as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison. Requires oral and written reports and essay examinations.