ELIT3090-C1 American Lit From 1865-Present    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: T R

Time: 11:00 - 12:15 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Benjamin Rush Center 104

Seats Available: 10 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course enables students to study the historical growth, philosophical premises, and literary techniques of important writers in American literature from the Civil War to today with emphasis on the modern period. Students read a wide, diverse range of literature including minority literatures, especially the immigrant experience. Students also study genres such as fiction, poetry, journals, and autobiographies, and aesthetic movements such as realism, naturalism, and modernism. Students investigate print, internet resources, and electronic databases and write literacy research essays in MLA format.

Prerequisites: COSK2220 and any ELIT course

About The Instructor

Mary Catherine Kiliany, M.S.
Lecturer, Communication Skills
 English Department
Coordinator for Communications Skills Placement and Assessment
 English Department

kiliany@rmu.edu
412-397-5405 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 303

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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.



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