2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

LIT 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

AFR 223


ENG 201