ENG 297: African-American Literature

Credits 3
Theory Credit

This course is a study of literature produced by representative African Americans from the eighteenth century to the present. The course emphasizes the diversity of themes and techniques found in these works and examines the historical, cultural, literary and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret the literature and to relate the works to their historical and literary contexts.


A grade of ā€œCā€ or better in ENG 102 or equivalent