2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

AFR 223 African-American Literature

3 hours 

A study of the writing of African-Americans from colonial times to the present, with special attention to influential African-American writers such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Toomer, Hughes, Wright, Brooks, Ellison, Baldwin, Baraka and Malcolm X. Readings in novels, plays, autobiographies, short stories, poems, folktales and essays will explore a wide range of African-American aesthetic responses to life in the United States.



Cross Listed Courses

LIT 223


ENG 101 and ENG 201