ENGL 342 - Writing in Early America

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Take ENGL-102(3122); Minimum grade C. (Required, Previous).
Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:

Description: Covers the philosophical, historical, and literary beginnings of American literature through 1820. Examines literary purpose, audience, and genre for a variety of texts authored by Native Americans, Puritans, African Americans, visitors to America, and Revolutionary thinkers. Texts will include sermons, diaries, histories, autobiographies, biographies, poetry, plays, letters, pamphlets, captivity narratives, songs, and fables.

No periods were set for this course