Course Descriptions for the English Studies & Communications Skills Department

ELIT3080 - American Lit Before 1865
Summer 2013

This course examines the historical growth, philosophical premises, and literary techniques of important writers in American literature up through the Civil War. Students read a wide, diverse range of literature, such as Native American, Spanish American, and African American literatures, in the genres of fiction, essays, poetry, journals, autobiographies, and slave narratives. Students also study aesthetic and intellectual movements such as Neo-classicism, Romanticism, and Transcendentalism. The course focuses on historical development with emphasis on the American Renaissance of the 1850's. Students investigate print, internet resources, and electronic databases and write literacy research essays in MLA format.
Prerequisites: COSK2220 and any ELIT course
3 Credits

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ELIT3080-C1 American Lit Before 1865
14 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T R
Add  Add to Planner     Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 12:15-01:30 pm Instructor: Pamboukian
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and any ELIT course
      This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
 

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