42.312 Literature of Colonial America

Literature of Colonial America

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5102
Status Active

This course will explore the literatures (including some selections in translation) written during America's colonial era. The periods of exploration, first encounters, settlement, the rise of Anglo-America, the emergence of a national sensibility, and the years of transition in the new republic will be considered. The course will also treat a small selection of nineteenth century texts that present visions and re-visions of the colonial past.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 42.101/102 College Writing I & II.