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Spring 2016-2017
* ENG 350 (LA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Literature of the American Renaissance, 1820-1860

Joshua I. Kotin

Close study of nine authors--the so-called literary "renaissance" of the new republic--who defined a native brand of literature that would influence subsequent American writers.

Sample reading list:
Emerson, Selected Essays
Poe, Selected Stories
Thoreau, Walden
Melville, Moby-Dick
Douglass, Narrative
Dickinson, Selected Poems
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
20-300pp reading per week, three essays

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Papers - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other information:
Department Distribution: American Foundation

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
43434 S01 8:30 am - 9:50 am T Th   McCosh Hall   40   Enrolled:15 Limit:20