LITR 3233 - Survey of American Lit I, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): COMP 1503 with D or better and LITR 2603 with D or better

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Humanities, Liberal Arts and Science

Survey of American Literature I is the first of two courses surveying American Literature from the time of the Puritans to the present; it stresses the development of the American voice in literature through the critical study of such authors as Edwards, Franklin, Poe, Whitman, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Melville. Writing is continued in assignments related to readings, class discussions, and lectures.