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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
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ENG 200 - American Literature to 1865

3 credits

Studies of American literature from early texts of indigenous peoples to 1865. Students will study a variety of texts that may include: oral traditions, pilgrim diaries, colonial texts, writings of the founders, slave narratives, and the transcendentalists. Authors may include: Bradstreet, Edwards, Paine, Jefferson, Hawthorne, Poe, Douglass, Dickinson, Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, and others. Students are expected to compose critical essays and conduct research. 

Prerequisites: ENG 102 - Writing and Literature .
Not offered every semester.