Topics in African American Literature

CAS AA 501

Topic for Fall 2013: Literature of the Early Black Atlantic. Considers the first century of literature written in English by authors of African descent, including Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano, Mary Prince, and Frederick Douglass. How did these writers represent the early modern world? How did they work to change it? Also offered as CAS EN 579 A1.

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