Jan 25, 2021  
Course Catalog 2005-2006 
Course Catalog 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 346 - Contemporary African American Literature: 1960-Present

3 HU, CD, WR
First Semester. 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.

Prerequisites & Notes
Consent of instructor required
Enrollment Limit: 35
Ms. Gadsby

Credits: 3 hours

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