2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 381 Studies in 19th Century American Literature

Provides an in-depth study of selected 19th century American literature. Content and focus varies by instructor; however, featured topics may include the emergence of the American novel, the slave narrative, American transcendentalism, or the poetry of Dickinson and Whitman. Instructors may focus on genre, theme, or authors. Expect to write at least one analytic paper dealing with one or more works read for the course.