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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 346 - Contemporary African American Literature: 1960-Present

Next Offered: 2009-2010
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 HU, CD, WR

This course examines African American Literature from 1937 to the present. Beginning with the literature of social realism (Ann Petry and Richard Wright) we will cover almost 100 years of African American Literature, including some of the major critical discourses (Modernism, Protest, and the Black Arts Movement) that have guided its development over the past century. Other authors discussed include Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Gayl Jones, and Toni Cade Bambara. Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 35.
Instructor: M. Gadsby
Prerequisites & Notes
 Preference for declared majors.


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